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#46 box with opening top mechanism

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Project by cancharanay posted 10-01-2013 10:09 AM 1903 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box belongs to the group of opening top boxes. This mechanism is also expained in the blog

In these boxes, I find that working with in inlays is particularly interesting, because user can see both sides of the lid. That advantage, of course, implies more attention in back lid finishing.

woods are cancharana (sides), nogal (walnut in sliding dovetail), cedro y okume

Thanks for looking

-- Cancharanay, Exaltación de la Cruz, Argentina





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#1 posted 10-01-2013 11:37 AM

Great looking box.
Thanks for posting

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#2 posted 10-01-2013 12:34 PM

Great work

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#3 posted 10-01-2013 01:07 PM

Very nice work on these boxes. I really like how you did the swivel side box in the blog. Will definitely try it. Thanks.

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#4 posted 10-01-2013 02:32 PM

Cool job nice work.

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#5 posted 10-01-2013 07:52 PM

I like the sliding latch mechanism. It’s always cool to see how simple machines can be made from wood.

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#6 posted 10-01-2013 08:04 PM

Excelent job!. Like this

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#7 posted 10-01-2013 08:43 PM

Well done.

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#8 posted 10-01-2013 09:21 PM

Great box. Thanks for sharing.

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#9 posted 10-01-2013 09:52 PM

gracias gerardo, thanks to all

-- Cancharanay, Exaltación de la Cruz, Argentina

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#10 posted 10-02-2013 06:04 AM

I like that top

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#11 posted 10-02-2013 06:44 AM

Great job, love the top

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#12 posted 10-03-2013 03:31 PM

Cool box! Great design and wood combo. Love the opening mechanism, brilliant idea!

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