Cedar Box

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Project by Fridgecritter posted 07-15-2013 09:13 PM 1231 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple cedar box with a few strips of Poplar set into the top.

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#1 posted 07-15-2013 11:48 PM

Can’t go wrong with poplar, that most under appreciated wood. A lovely piece, soft and warm with that cedar.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#2 posted 07-16-2013 12:31 AM

Nice box!!!

-- Take care.....Ed

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#3 posted 07-16-2013 07:57 AM

Very nice little box …well done.

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

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#4 posted 07-17-2013 02:20 PM

New Lowe’s just opened here and picked up a couple of really interesting poplar boards with the same idea.
I have lots of cedar from the Sunshine Shine coast, thanks for the inspiration!

Fort Shaver.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#5 posted 07-17-2013 04:25 PM

I LOVE Poplar. It’s my favorite wood. On one piece you can get light tan hues, transitioning into green, dark green all the way into pitch black.

Thanks for the compliments. This was a fun box to make.

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#6 posted 07-18-2013 04:48 PM

A simple box but really looks good and well made especially the top. Great work!

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#7 posted 09-29-2013 08:30 PM

This is very nice, warm, pleasing box. Good job!

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