Modern Rustic Boxes with Leather Hinges

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Project by ALBeam posted 02-22-2013 12:31 AM 3512 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some boxes for birthday presents. My first try at box joints without a bandsaw :P Both are 5.5” x 9” x 5.5”. Knobs came from Lowes with some doctoring. Finishes are Minwax Dark Walnut (l.) and Ebony (r.).

-- -"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." Jim Elliot

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#1 posted 02-22-2013 04:37 PM

Cool work! Love to see leather incorporated into projects, I especially like the one with the wooden knob.

-- Chris, Long Island

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#2 posted 02-25-2013 02:28 PM

Like the rustic look, got some heirloom quality. Love the leather hinges. Well done!

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#3 posted 02-25-2013 02:30 PM

Nice work. I haven’t made a box with leather hinges yet.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 02-25-2013 02:53 PM

Thanks guys!

-- -"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." Jim Elliot

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#5 posted 03-19-2013 04:42 AM

Cool very and I like.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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