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Project by BArnold posted 429 days ago 890 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When we saw the design for these boxes in Wood Magazine several years ago, my wife and I thought they would be great gifts for her mother and grandmother.

The first one is made from cherry and walnut. I had some 8/4 cherry with sapwood that I re-sawed to get two book-matched pieces that I glued up with walnut between them.

The second box is made from a nicely figured piece of makore for the top and some straight-grained makore for the sides.

-- Bill, Thomasville, GA





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 429 days ago

These are both nice and you did a fine job on them, Bill.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Sanding2day

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#2 posted 429 days ago

Nice looking boxes… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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SnowyRiver

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#3 posted 429 days ago

Great looking box. Nice job !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Woodbridge

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#4 posted 429 days ago

great looking box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Dan Hux

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#5 posted 429 days ago

Very nice boxes. I like the legs and top handles. Great looking wood selections.

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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aussiedave

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#6 posted 428 days ago

Two very nice boxes…great job there Bill.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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BArnold

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#7 posted 428 days ago

Thanks for your comments, everyone! It never hurts to make points with mother-in-law and these helped with that!!! :)

-- Bill, Thomasville, GA

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 426 days ago

Wonderful boxes! Great design and wood choice. I’m sure anyone will love them even the in-laws. Great job!

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freighttrain

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#9 posted 424 days ago

very nice job I have made a couple of these myself lots of fun to make aren’t they again very nice

-- freighttrain,ky

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