drawer box

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Project by cancharanay posted 332 days ago 997 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my Attempt 23. I love box with mechanisms, more than a box, they are a toy for me. I remember the hours playing with my grandma´s box before her eyes fearful.

woods are laurel, cancharana, mora y lapacho. If some one is interested in the english name, I can search in my archive.

In this attempt there were a lot of things to improve: finishing and joinery specially.

thanks for your nice welcome and comments

-- Cancharanay, Exaltación de la Cruz, Argentina

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#1 posted 332 days ago

Another nice box Cancharanay! Was the mechanism complicated to build? Where did you find the pattern? I have a difficult time with finish on my projects. I have a bunch that are just waiting for me to apply the finish. Just need to do it and learn from the mistakes instead of dreading them. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 332 days ago

thanks Candy. Mechanisms are not complicated, but take time and some skills. I will take photos of the construction steps next time.

-- Cancharanay, Exaltación de la Cruz, Argentina

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#3 posted 332 days ago

Beautiful choice of woods and a very nice use of the drawer mechanism. Gives the box a distinct flavor. Well done

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#4 posted 332 days ago

A nice job and a puzzle as well as a box!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 332 days ago

Very nice work looks great.

-- John, Illinois,

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