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Project by GeneR posted 12-15-2013 05:48 PM 813 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another crazy box ideas of mine which was a colossal learning experience and another test of my patience.

This is a small 4” square box made from canary wood and walnut. I bought the canary wood and just threw it up on my shelf, one of those that is pretty but don’t know what the hell I would do with it buys. In the midst of trying to find the wife a Christmas present and failing, I decided I would make her a small box out of the canary wood.

So we have the idea. I know I usually put a long winded build step instruction on her but decided to start moving them to my blog on here.

The corners are splined, so lets see who can figure out the secret to the splines. haha

Enjoy and read the blog on it which will be up in a little while. the spline secret will be there.

you will notice the lid looks a little off that is because it fits loose on the box and was not as tight fitting as I wanted it and I just wanted to be done with it.

-- Failure is always an option. :-)





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Bobsboxes

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#1 posted 12-15-2013 06:24 PM

Great looking box, lots to look at.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#2 posted 12-15-2013 10:19 PM

Nice

-- I'm not creative, I'm just bad at copying

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#3 posted 12-16-2013 12:08 AM

Beautiful job. The canary wood shows well. Did you cut the splines on the inside first before assembly?

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

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GeneR

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#4 posted 12-16-2013 02:04 PM

DoubleDD if you read my blog on here I give the secret away and show a couple pictures of the process. no it was assembled before splining.

-- Failure is always an option. :-)

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#5 posted 12-16-2013 02:41 PM

This is a very attractive box. Nice work.

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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#6 posted 12-16-2013 04:28 PM

That’s a great looking box.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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#7 posted 12-16-2013 05:35 PM

Nice looking box.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#8 posted 12-17-2013 10:25 PM

Now I got it. Cool idea.

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

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