Simple mitered box

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Project by Tim posted 01-21-2013 11:12 AM 970 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple mitered box that i initially put together to hold my wife’s Christmas gift. It was also the first project put together using the new to me delta table saw. It is made from poplar and then finished with linseed oil and bees wax, the lift out portion is made from leftover maple flooring that I cut down. My wife now re-gifted it to my daughter who stores her “jewlery” and other assorted collections in it.

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#1 posted 01-21-2013 01:34 PM

Well done and a wife is aloud to regift to family, it means she liked it.

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#2 posted 01-21-2013 03:46 PM

Nice job Tim.
That came out great.
I bet both ladies in your life are happy.

-- Eric, central Florida

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#3 posted 01-21-2013 06:25 PM

Good job,

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

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#4 posted 01-21-2013 06:38 PM

Looks good!

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#5 posted 01-22-2013 01:54 PM

Well done!! Welcome to LJ’s and thanks for posting.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 01-22-2013 02:31 PM

Most non-woodworkers do not realize the skill necessary to make a simple box. Yours is excellent evidence of your skill. Really nice job.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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