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Walnut Cherry and Maple Box

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Project by MattM24 posted 07-11-2013 05:59 PM 1358 views 5 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut Cherry and Maple (Not Inlayed) Box is 16.5×14.25×8.5. Its 5/8 thick and lid is 9/16. Half round cutter was used to create the legs and edges. Legs dado with mill. The bottom was a bit tricky to get to fit around the routed edge so I used a drill press to cut out round holes and then fit a 1/2 strip around the inside to lay bottom on.





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

Beautiful box Matt… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#2 posted 07-11-2013 06:20 PM

Nice box.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#3 posted 07-11-2013 06:46 PM

Very eye catching

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

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#4 posted 07-11-2013 06:48 PM

That definitely looks nice. The colors are beautiful.

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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#5 posted 07-11-2013 07:36 PM

Nice workmanship and combination of woods. Can you post another picture of the box off of the bucket and standing on it’s own?

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#6 posted 07-11-2013 07:54 PM

Very nice box, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#7 posted 07-11-2013 08:40 PM

very nice box and I like the lines, very clean.

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#8 posted 07-11-2013 09:13 PM

That’s a big Jewelry holder… Very well done. Beautiful! I like the wood combos also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#9 posted 07-12-2013 12:27 AM

Both of the boxes you posted today are very nice.

You lost me with the method of attachment for the bottom of this one!

Are tops lift off/hinged?

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

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MattM24

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#10 posted 07-12-2013 12:53 AM

The top will be lift off… The bottom had to be cut around the shaped edge on the inside so I used a 2 inch wide piece of oak and drilled the corner out to fit then took a 1/2 inch piece and glued to it on bottom and dado for the plywood bottom

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#11 posted 07-12-2013 01:17 AM

Very nice looking box Matt…the colours are great…well done.

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

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#12 posted 07-12-2013 01:27 AM

Very attractive box!
............Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#13 posted 07-12-2013 01:33 AM

Awesome

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#14 posted 07-12-2013 02:02 AM

Thanks Matt. I’m even more confused now! LOL

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

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#15 posted 07-12-2013 04:41 PM

Outstanding work!

-- PaulMayer, http://www.vernswoodgoods.com

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