2 boxes made from cutoffs

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Project by Rusty17 posted 06-27-2013 08:18 AM 1138 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two boxes made from pieces of scrap wood to small to make anything larger, but I am to cheap to throw away. One made with splined miter joints the other finger joints. I use them to store router bits.

-- Tom - Sunnyvale Ca

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 06-27-2013 08:39 AM

Good job. No sense wasting it. Nice work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 06-27-2013 12:04 PM

Nice pair of boxes…great job and good use of scrap wood.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#3 posted 06-27-2013 01:01 PM

Very nice, I need to try a lift top box. These are beautiful.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#4 posted 06-27-2013 02:17 PM

Scraps to treasures. That’s what their for. We don’t always have to build that big prize winning project. Nice job. Welcome to LumberJocks. Good Luck.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 06-27-2013 02:41 PM

These look very nice and it’s always good to make projects from scrap if possible.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#6 posted 06-27-2013 04:02 PM

Happy to see the cutoffs being put to use, nice looking boxes and welcome to LJs… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#7 posted 06-28-2013 04:48 AM

Great boxes, no wood goes to waste.

-- Tom D

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#8 posted 07-01-2013 02:18 PM

Lovely boxes! Great joints and pretty tops with wooden knobs. Like the use of scraps. Great job!

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