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Bible Box for Wife

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Project by Jim posted 10-13-2013 01:09 AM 998 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this Bible Box for my wife several years ago. The box is made of cherry. The cross inlay is wenge. The corners are dovetails. The lid has a book stop at the bottom so a bible can be read on top of the box. Inside the box is a pencil tray, and the tray comes out to reveal a hidden compartment. Dovetails were made with my Leigh D4 jig. I finished the box with Minwax Wipe-On Ploy.

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littlecope

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#1 posted 10-13-2013 01:32 AM

Useful and Handsome Box Jim, Nicely Done…
That will surely be in your Family for a generation or three!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#2 posted 10-13-2013 01:38 AM

I like the design. It looks good.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#3 posted 10-13-2013 03:56 AM

Great job. Love the cross inlay

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#4 posted 10-13-2013 10:51 AM

Very nice!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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#5 posted 10-13-2013 11:01 AM

A very nice box Jim…well made and good inlay on the cross.

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

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#6 posted 10-14-2013 02:34 AM

Pretty neat all-around project.
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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#7 posted 10-15-2013 12:20 PM

Nice Jim.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#8 posted 10-16-2013 03:38 PM

Looks great and well designed. Like the great joints, the cross inlay and the hidden compartment. Great job!

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#9 posted 10-16-2013 03:52 PM

It’s a wonderful box and a nice design. I know that she must be thrilled with it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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