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Box made with scraps - Can you see it?

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Project by BenR posted 03-29-2013 02:04 AM 2141 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Greetings Jocks,

Had a few scraps around the shop and decided to make a box. The woods are mahagony and pine (like from a
2×4). The pine had a bird’s eye figure (really). I didn’t get a good pic of it, but the 4th pic shows it the best. Well, then I thoght I wound add some little drawers to make it more useful. The drawers can be moved laterally to get to
the bottom layer. Then I decided to make fancy dividers for the drawers. Lastly, I decided to make a custom lid handle. You know how it is sometimes; I’ll do this, then this, and why not?

By the way, can you see the owl? He’s on the inside of the lid. He just another little suprise.

-- Ben in Va





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#1 posted 03-29-2013 02:09 AM

That looks cool Nikki!

BTW, those little sliding drawers are actually called ‘tills’.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#2 posted 03-29-2013 02:10 AM

nice

-- Joel

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#3 posted 03-29-2013 02:31 AM

Nice pile of scraps! You did a nice job with them.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 03-29-2013 03:03 AM

First thought was , Owl : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 03-29-2013 03:08 AM

Wonderful project Nikki!! That owl jumps right out at you. Gosh I just love wood like this!!!!!!!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#6 posted 03-29-2013 03:54 AM

Very Cool! I love it
Great Job!!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#7 posted 03-29-2013 05:56 AM

Great job. The owl looks real.

Thanks

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#8 posted 03-29-2013 09:36 AM

Very nice looking box. Like your tray configuration.

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

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#9 posted 03-29-2013 11:22 AM

Who?

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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#10 posted 03-29-2013 06:13 PM

Great looking box! The owl looks great—he looks a little hungry…......!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#11 posted 03-29-2013 06:43 PM

I see an owl, one of those “gray” aliens with a sour look on its face, a moth, a winged man and a crucifix, all in the same spot.

-- "A man may conduct himself well in both adversity and good fortune, but if you want to test his character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln

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#12 posted 03-29-2013 07:00 PM

Great job! Love it

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#13 posted 05-12-2013 02:08 PM

What a great use of scraps Nikki and yes I can see the owl. I bet there was a bit of a difference cutting joinery in the pine and then the mahogany. The joinery came out great though. Well done!

-- Andy -- "The hand speaks to the brain as surely as the brain speaks to the hand." Frank R. Wilson

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