Walnut Cherry and Maple Box

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Project by MattM24 posted 07-01-2013 02:33 AM 2834 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Falloff pieces of Walnut Cherry and Maple. Corners are appx 1 1/4 sq. Walnut and shaped with half round cutter on all sides and milled to fit panels. Panels are 7 inches tall made by joining walnut maple and cherry and finished to 9/16. Box dimensions from corner to corner are 16.5×14.25 and finished its 8.75 tall. Its probably the toughest one Ive done so far due to having to fit bottom around the odd cut from the cutter. Its also my favorite. Yet to have a finish applied but will be a Satin Polyurethane.

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#1 posted 07-01-2013 02:57 AM

I really like the design. Great job!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 07-01-2013 10:32 AM

Very nice box Matt and choice of colours….I look forward to seeing it with the finish on…well done.

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

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#3 posted 07-01-2013 10:49 AM

This looks great. I like the choice of woods. Well done.

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.

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#4 posted 07-01-2013 04:33 PM

Beautiful box! Love the contrasting wood selection and design… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#5 posted 07-01-2013 05:00 PM

This is a real nice looking table. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 07-01-2013 11:58 PM

Nice build. I like the wood combos a lot

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 07-02-2013 12:32 AM

Nice box!

Noticed you have an air ROS. What brand and how do you like it? I LOVE my Dynabrade.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#8 posted 07-03-2013 02:51 PM

Beautiful box! Great design especially the legs. Like the wood combo, very nice contrast of colors.

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#9 posted 07-03-2013 05:51 PM

@ gfadvm – Im not sure that one is my Fathers I think he just got it at Lowes when his Bosch Broke but its worked great for years so he never replaced them LOL.

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#10 posted 07-04-2013 12:15 AM

Thanks Matt

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#11 posted 07-05-2013 06:32 PM

I like it a lot! It looks “sporty” almost (in a good way). I would love to see photos when it is finished!

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