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Box made with scraps - Can you see it?

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Project by BenR posted 522 days ago 1597 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.





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Dallas

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#1 posted 522 days ago

That looks cool Nikki!

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

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

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#2 posted 522 days ago

nice

-- Joel

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#3 posted 522 days ago

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

-- "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 522 days ago

First thought was , Owl : )

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

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#5 posted 522 days ago

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 522 days ago

Very Cool! I love it
Great Job!!!

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

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#7 posted 522 days ago

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.

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#8 posted 521 days ago

Very nice looking box. Like your tray configuration.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Hybridwoodwork

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#9 posted 521 days ago

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 521 days ago

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

-- Dean

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JJohnston

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#11 posted 521 days ago

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.

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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#12 posted 521 days ago

Great job! Love it

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#13 posted 477 days ago

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 -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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