Spalted Oak Box

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This was a Christmas gift for a friend. Sliding top. Dadoed joints.


The spalted oak was a great find at the sawmill.

This was a very easy build. The top was book matched.

-- Kevin H. --Pennsylvania

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#1 posted 470 days ago

The spalted oak is beautiful

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 470 days ago

All your projects look great.

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- 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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#3 posted 469 days ago

Nice work, not being a wine person I would suggest a good Russian or Ukrainian Vodka, not the cheap swill, the good stuff! (Laughing)

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 469 days ago

Kevin, welcome to Lumber Jocks. You have posted a fine collection of projects in a short time. Your furniture has nice lines, and it looks like your shop is coming along. Stopped dados can be tricky, and it looks like yours were very well done on this project.

I would have liked seeing a photo of the box closed. A lead photo of the box featuring the top would have probably attracted more views. We in Lumberland are suckers for beautiful wood and this spalted oak is a spectacular. Careful of spalted woods…many of us are allergic to the fungus in them.

I had fun making a similar box. (Excuse the photography…it was early days.) This is a fun style to build. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#5 posted 467 days ago

Your wood is gorgeous. The box looks great and well crafted. A great gift idea indeed.

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