Small trinket box

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Project by meaded posted 588 days ago 783 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The lid is roasted maple, the sides and the insert are made from repurposed hardwood flooring. The carton said the wood was Southern Hickory, and in small letters after it it says Cumaru. Perhaps some of you have seen this before, I am not sure if they were referring to the finish or if they actually call Cumaru a Hickory. It also known as Brazilian Teak. The box is 4” by 6” barrel hinges, Maple splines. 3 coats of Tung Oil.

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#1 posted 588 days ago

Very nice!

Thanks for sharing.

-- Wag more, bark less.

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#2 posted 588 days ago

Nice little box!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 588 days ago

Nice small trinket box! Good job and thanks for sharing…

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#4 posted 588 days ago

Great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 588 days ago

It is simple but beautiful and well done little trinket box. Great job!


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#6 posted 587 days ago

Cumaru is a very hard wood and it is known as Brazilian Teak.

Nice piece

-- Norman

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#7 posted 587 days ago

Simple and beautiful, nice work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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