Small box with scraps

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Project by mike1950 posted 10-30-2013 09:56 PM 1262 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After I finished my recent burl box- I needed to use the scraps. Worked them into the legs and top of this 5”x 5”x 6” tea box. I will be making a bunch more for christmas. Better then burning the small pieces. Big leaf maple burl and wood.

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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#1 posted 10-30-2013 11:51 PM

Cool looking. Like it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 10-30-2013 11:59 PM

Sure isn’t anything scrap about the result. Nicely done :)

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#3 posted 10-31-2013 12:01 PM

Mike, I like it! I may try to make some too!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 10-31-2013 12:27 PM

Very nice.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#5 posted 10-31-2013 01:42 PM

Nice box and very unusual.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 11-01-2013 03:43 AM

Well done

-- Making Sawdust is great stress relief...

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#7 posted 11-01-2013 04:34 PM

Great design, love it. Gorgeous wood and beautiful legs.

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#8 posted 11-01-2013 05:00 PM

Thanks everyone. I will make a few minor changes but there are a lot of these in my future…....

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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#9 posted 08-11-2014 12:20 PM

Really cool. There is no scrap in woodworking.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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