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Project by exterminate posted 213 days ago 1117 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This wine box is based on the plans from woodstore.net, and was a wedding gift for my boss. The plans were followed pretty much to the letter, except for the curved ends. My bandsaw has a max depth of cut of 3 inches, and I was on a time constraint, so planing and shaping was not in the cards. Maple and Cherry make up the body, with assorted plane shavings used to cushion the bottle. Finish is six coats of clear lacquer sanded to 600. Added her favorite wine, and the gift was a major hit.

Thanks for looking, and have a great week!

-David

-- Albert Einstein - "I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right."





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TheTalkingGrape

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#1 posted 212 days ago

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Dan Nolan

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#2 posted 212 days ago

The wood shavings is a cool idea. Making shavings for the sake of making shavings sounds like a fun idea.

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hoss12992

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#3 posted 212 days ago

This is really cool. Great job

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Tooch

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#4 posted 212 days ago

I like the design, and the added touch of planer shavings is something that I will definitely do on my next wine box.

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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Lyn

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#5 posted 212 days ago

Very nice. I love your handle design so much that I might borrow it.

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aussiedave

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#6 posted 212 days ago

Beautiful box and a wonderful idea…awesome thought and project.

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

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exterminate

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#7 posted 212 days ago

Thank you all so much for the kind words! They are much appreciated!

-- Albert Einstein - "I'd rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right."

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#8 posted 25 days ago

Great looking box!

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