Simple love letter box with secret compartment

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Project by eugenie posted 345 days ago 1109 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple box that I built to sell on my Etsy site. It is finished with a crackle paint and has a secret compartment to hide all those love letters, pictures, and whatnot. I had originally made two of these boxes one for each of my daughters, and carved their initials on the covers.

-- Eugenie Woodcraft

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#1 posted 345 days ago

Very nice box Eugenie. I too like things with hidden compartments. I have never tried designing my own yet and have trouble finding plans out there. Your work is tremendous.

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#2 posted 345 days ago

I like the combination of the carving and crackle!

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#3 posted 345 days ago

Great job. Couldnt agree more with Stumpy. Perfect combination!

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#4 posted 344 days ago

Excellent box, I too would like to learn the art of carving. Compliments.

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#5 posted 344 days ago

Neat box. Looks like an “instant antique” :-)

You do realize that with the white loop in there, the “secret compartment” isn’t very secret? LOL

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#6 posted 344 days ago

Beautiful box, Eugenie.

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#7 posted 344 days ago

Hello Joe, You are absolutely right about the ribbon, but since I don’t really have any deep dark secrets, it doesn’t really matter. I could always tuck the ribbon in to be more secretive when I become a Spy or actually get a love letter. Ha Ha

-- Eugenie Woodcraft

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