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Project by exterminate posted 09-17-2013 12:37 PM 1663 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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Tim

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#1 posted 09-17-2013 02:18 PM

Great project you did an awesome job with it!

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

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Dan Nolan

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#2 posted 09-17-2013 06:22 PM

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 09-17-2013 06:43 PM

This is really cool. Great job

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Tooch

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#4 posted 09-17-2013 08:40 PM

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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BenR

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#5 posted 09-18-2013 01:16 AM

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 09-18-2013 11:14 AM

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 09-18-2013 12:33 PM

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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SoonerFanJerry

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#8 posted 03-23-2014 11:03 PM

Great looking box!

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