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Just a wee recipe card box.

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Project by woodrookieII posted 02-08-2013 09:37 PM 902 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mrs. WoodrookieII requested a new recipe card box. (A long time ago.) I’ve got two commissioned pieces I need to start, but The Mrs. reminded me that I said I would make her a box. I asked her what kind of woods she would want and she said mahogany and hickory. After the last box joint box I made, I swore I’d not make another. But I figured box joints would look nice with mahogany and hickory. So I made a box joint jig.

Lined it with oak, finished it with several coats of wipe on poly. Outside dimensions: 7.5” side to side, 5.25” front to back, 5.75” top to bottom. Holds the 4×6 recipe cards.

It was a hit.

....rookieII





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#1 posted 02-08-2013 11:15 PM

Nice. I like the lid with the handle/recipe holder.

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#2 posted 02-09-2013 04:23 AM

very nice.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 02-09-2013 09:29 PM

I second Chad’s motion.

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#4 posted 02-11-2013 02:48 PM

With that great build and design, it will surely be used often and will last for many years.

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