Random wood card box

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Project by Reverse_Pivot posted 11-25-2013 06:24 PM 1144 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box holds cards and envelopes, and was made out of basically a random selection of woods. The sides are made from re-sawn 2×4, because that’s what I have, and is inexpensive enough to play with, thelid panel and feet are from poplar scraps, the lid frame comes from a strip of purpleheart that a friend gave me, (thanks, Dan!), and the splines are African blackwood.

The design wasn’t really intended to be Asian, I was just kind of building as I went, and this is what it came out as. On the plus side, my wife will actually allow it to be seen in our house. Winning!

-- -Tim

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#2 posted 11-26-2013 04:55 AM

Cool looking box. Nice build.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 11-26-2013 07:22 AM


-- -Tim

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#4 posted 11-26-2013 08:21 AM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#5 posted 11-26-2013 11:48 AM

Very Nice!!

Thanks for sharing.


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#6 posted 11-26-2013 11:55 AM

Very nice little box…nice woods and joinery…really well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#7 posted 11-29-2013 05:24 PM

It’s lovely, like the attractive wood combo and the cool legs. Great work!

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