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Project by Wolfdaddy posted 430 days ago 1053 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a few boxes I made for Christmas presents. Dimensions are approx. 4.5” tall x 8” x 8”
Woods used are maple, walnut, and sapele. I didn’t have as much time as i wanted to complete these. if I’d had more time I would have added corner splines, but I was up until 2:30 Christmas morning finishing these!

-- Your failures do not take away your possibilities.





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caocian

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#1 posted 430 days ago

Nice work. I love the quilted sapele. Keep up the good work.

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deon

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#2 posted 430 days ago

Nice grain on some of them. Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Wolfdaddy

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#3 posted 430 days ago

Thanks guys! The pics don’t do justice to the wood at all. Especially the sapele. Incredible figure in that board.
Some better lighting in the bottom of the box.

-- Your failures do not take away your possibilities.

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sras

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#4 posted 430 days ago

Beautiful work! Successful gifts I’m sure.

Welcome to LJs!

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#5 posted 430 days ago

Lovely boxes

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#6 posted 430 days ago

Wonderful boxes. I think they look great without the splines. Not a criticism, but I think you could get away without the corner blocks. They look ok, but might not be necessary. Mitered corners are a lot stronger than many realize. They are after all a combo of end and side grain. I suggest you give it a try just for fun.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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SuburbanDon

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#7 posted 430 days ago

Very nice. And as much as I like splines, for me, they don’t look right on a fine box

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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Wolfdaddy

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#8 posted 429 days ago

Thanks for the feedback guys! If you look closely, you can see that the lids actually rest on top of the corner blocks. I wanted to do splines originally just because I like the way they look. I actually made another small box before these with no blocks or splines and it’s still in one piece. Well, two pieces if you include the lid :)

-- Your failures do not take away your possibilities.

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