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Project by wrench posted 12-29-2012 08:29 PM 1543 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these boxes for Christmas presents this year. They are made of cherry with curly maple lids and finished with “bush oil” and sprayed poly.

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York





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Dunelm

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#1 posted 12-29-2012 08:33 PM

Nice looking boxes. How are the lids kept in position?

-- Bruce -- Canada

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#2 posted 12-29-2012 08:33 PM

Nice, How do you secure the tops?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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wrench

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#3 posted 12-29-2012 08:37 PM

I cut a 1/4” lip around the bottom of the lid board.

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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Dunelm

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#4 posted 12-29-2012 08:43 PM

Thanks for the quick response. I’m always on the lookout for ways of dealing with box lids other than a tablesaw—I don’t have one.

-- Bruce -- Canada

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#5 posted 12-29-2012 09:07 PM

Great idea for gifts. I always prefer something nice looking that’s also very useable—and who couldn’t use a box?
Nice work.
Jim

-- Jim, Altadena, CA

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#6 posted 12-29-2012 09:13 PM

Nice looking boxes

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 12-29-2012 09:20 PM

cpouldn’t see it in pics, thanks. I would probably added a lip..LOL! Router?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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wrench

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#8 posted 12-29-2012 10:34 PM

On the table saw.one005_zpsa0e352de

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 12-29-2012 11:07 PM

Did you just hear Tim Taylor from “Tool Time” grunt awarness. LOL! Thx

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 12-29-2012 11:08 PM

A nice collection of boxes. Some good lookin dovetails also.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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