Ribbon Boxes

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Project by Billinmich posted 03-07-2013 09:07 PM 1322 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Plans from American Woodworker.Seen a few boxes posted and figured I’d post mine also.Fun projects to do and to get rid of some of your small scraps.Ribbons are walnut,mahogany and cherry,purple heart,mahogany.

-- Bill in Mich

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#1 posted 03-07-2013 10:08 PM

How did you do the ribbon? The wood combination is excellent. The ribbon is elegantly beautiful and the most impressive. Marvelous work!

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#2 posted 03-08-2013 02:07 AM

Those ribbon boxes are becoming very popular here. Yours are very nice.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#3 posted 03-08-2013 02:25 PM

Well done, they look good

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#4 posted 03-11-2013 02:35 PM

Beautiful ribbon boxes! Like the amazing wood combo specially on the ribbons. Great job!

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#5 posted 03-11-2013 03:26 PM

These are beautiful. Very nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 03-17-2013 09:16 AM

This project is very cool. The instructions are in American Woodworker, Aug/Sept 2012. The ribbon stock is laminated, one set of laminations is thin for the flat ribbons, and one about 3/4” thick and scroll sawed (or band sawed) in the bow shapes. The pattern for bows/ribbons can be downloaded from here:

-- Spence in Skokie, IL

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#7 posted 04-02-2013 06:54 PM

Neat boxes.

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