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just a little box i made for my daughter with some pieces of leftover jatoba it measures 6inches wide 5inches deep and 6inches high.

-- dave montreal

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#1 posted 2167 days ago

Thats awesome! I love Jatoba (a.k.a Brazilian Cherry) I almost got Jatoba floors once…

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#2 posted 2167 days ago

Nice box.
Jatoba is a very hard wood isn’t it.
How did you cut the pieces of box-lid with angled edge glue up?
What finish you going to apply?

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 2167 days ago

ooooh a treasure box … a box that will be treasured forever.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#4 posted 2167 days ago

Looks like a treasure chest that I’m sure she will cherish. Thank you for sharing Dave.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#5 posted 2167 days ago

Little treasure chests are cool. Especially with the rounded top. Nice work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 2165 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#7 posted 2165 days ago

Great work, this is a nice little box

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#8 posted 2164 days ago

Your box looks great. I’m making receipt boxes for Christmas and one of the ten I’m making looks just like that. Yours can also be used in later years for 3X5 cards to hold receipts as well. My boxes are being made from extra, pine, 2×4’s and not the fancy wancy wood. Nice project. Great creativity

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