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Project by kiefer posted 263 days ago 1894 views 22 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a design that I am working on and will base future boxes on with different ideas to be included.
Tis box is made from some Asian pallet wood and a end grain top panel made from Tamarac that a fellow gave me as a sample for a workbench ( only about a foot long 2”x3” )
I used a different corner detail and also used brass hinges on this one .
The finish is Watco oil and bees wax mixture .

-- Kiefer 松





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rrdesigns

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#1 posted 263 days ago

The end grain top adds an interesting touch. Good looking spines and corner detail too. Nicely done.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 263 days ago

Kiefer,

You have subtle mastered! Nice details to make it stand out!

What is Asian Pallet wood? LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Albe

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#3 posted 263 days ago

very nice

-- Pain is temporary, quitting last forever.

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#4 posted 263 days ago

A very unique and attractive design that incorporates many interesting elements. I particularly like the end grain, book matched top and recessed corners!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Gary

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#5 posted 263 days ago

Really nice box, Kiefer. Super interesting design. Like it a lot.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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woodshaver

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#6 posted 263 days ago

That’s a mighty fine looking box Kiefer. I like the top end grain. Unique corners with very nicely placed splines.
All the wood tones come together nicely! This is a great looking box!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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shipwright

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#7 posted 263 days ago

Elegant!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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aussiedave

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#8 posted 263 days ago

Very nice box Kiefer. The way you have done the corners and the top are great. Job well done.

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

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Boxguy

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#9 posted 263 days ago

Kiefer, this is a lovely box. It is a lot of things, but “rustic” is not a term that springs to mind. The book-matched top is really attractive. Nice job on that. It would help readers to know the dimensions of this box and perhaps the wood used, if you know.

The clever look of the cut-away corners is really impressive. You are on a roll there with the extended splines and now this twist in box design. I am eagerly awaiting your next innovation with this concept. I like where this is going. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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whh1

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#10 posted 263 days ago

the way you did the corners looks great and shows a very good imagination – very innovative – great job!

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steliart

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#11 posted 263 days ago

beautiful end grain top, very nice job

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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rance

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#12 posted 263 days ago

Keifer, now there’s a corner detail I’ve never seen before. Nice job on the WHOLE box.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Manitario

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#13 posted 263 days ago

very unique and elegant design. I don’t often see tamarack used in woodworking.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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stefang

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#14 posted 263 days ago

Subtle design and great details Kiefer. I love the end grain on the lid.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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WoodenFrog

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#15 posted 263 days ago

Wow!! Kiefer, What a great box!!
I love the top but the corner detail is awesome!
Great work!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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