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Project by Bradford posted 12-25-2012 04:36 PM 733 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After a long pause, I went back in the shop and started these Christmas Boxes. They are a simpler form of the “Palm Boxes” that Andy started. The woods are: Walnut, Birdseye maple, Merbau, Eucalyptus, Curly Maple, English Sycamore, Black Palm, White Oak, Cherry, Polar, & Leopardwood. Chain stays were added to prevent the pinned hinges from cracking from over-rotation. The construction was butt jointed and dowel pinned. Grits 50-800 were used, 4 coats of clear poly were hand wet-sanded. 16 Boxes, 2 bird feeders, 1 Gnome door.

(There is a Tavern Gnome door in the mix & “Apple” apple bird feeders, that I made for a really close family members.) Which I’ll post again separately.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president





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#1 posted 12-25-2012 05:40 PM

You’ve got som real pretty boxes there.
do your hinge pins go all the way through? or are they short stubs?

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#2 posted 12-25-2012 05:41 PM

fantastic looking boxes ,Merry Christmas

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 12-25-2012 06:41 PM

Great job on these

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 12-27-2012 04:39 PM

GrumpyMike – short 1/8” thick brass rod, 1 1/4” long each side.

A1Jim – Thanks for looking and commenting.

Monte – Thank you, and to All merry Christmas.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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