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Sassafras/Sugar Maple Box

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Project by jaykaypur posted 311 days ago 1305 views 7 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Box is sassafras and the top is spalted sugar maple. The lid lift is actually a cut-off of the lid itself and just sanded/shaped to fit/flow. Sorta worked! LOL Box measures 7 1/2”L x 4”W x 3”H. Finished with Howards wax and buffed. Thanks for the looks and comments.

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





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Gary

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#1 posted 311 days ago

I like the box. That’s some beautiful wood. Nice work

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

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Gene Howe

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#2 posted 311 days ago

Very nice box. Great work with some beautiful wood.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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JoeyG

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#3 posted 311 days ago

Nicely done. I love the top.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 311 days ago

Nice box. That Spalted Sugar Maple sure is pretty! As for the Sassafras – how can you go wrong with a wood that smells that good. Well done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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amagineer

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#5 posted 311 days ago

great looking box, the grain just pop’s
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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gfadvm

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#6 posted 311 days ago

Never worked with sassafrass but it looks great. That top is way cool!

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

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docspencer

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#7 posted 311 days ago

Beautiful wood and beautiful work. Can’t tell from the pics – how did you do the corner joints?

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 311 days ago

Very cool box. Beautiful wood.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Chris Cook

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#9 posted 311 days ago

just when I thought I was getting a little burned out on boxes, I see one that inspires me to make another. Good work!

-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""

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jjw5858

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#10 posted 311 days ago

Both grains look great together. Really nice job on this!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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BarbS

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#11 posted 311 days ago

What a Lovely box. Absolutely wonderful.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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lew

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#12 posted 311 days ago

Wow! Love that top and the little handle is perfect!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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MarkTheFiddler

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#13 posted 311 days ago

Now there’s a woodworker who knows when to let the wood be the star. Beautiful!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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doubleDD

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#14 posted 311 days ago

The box shows a lot of hidden beauty. Well done.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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hoss12992

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#15 posted 310 days ago

Great job and absolutely love the wood

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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