Christmas Tree Log Boxes

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Project by hazlett posted 12-26-2013 06:14 PM 2216 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these simple boxes for the nieces from their 2011 Christmas tree. I left the tree trunk in the attic of our garage to dry for a couple of years, worked pretty well. They got a kick out of it, since the oldest is a bit of a nature lover.

-- Scott, PA.,

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#1 posted 12-26-2013 06:50 PM

Great idea

-- Dreaming patterns

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#2 posted 12-26-2013 08:17 PM

That is very cool!
How did you carve out the center?

-- Measure twice and try not to cut your thumbs off!

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#3 posted 12-26-2013 08:34 PM

I used same technique as making a bandsaw box, check out Woodworking for Mere Mortals by Steve Ramsey, his Sept. 24, 2010 post ” Things to make with a log”. Its a great site, lots of good projects and he is a funny guy. Thanks.

-- Scott, PA.,

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#4 posted 12-28-2013 12:40 AM

Cool idea. I have a tree section from about 2 years ago. Was thinking about making ornaments from it but i do like this idea.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#5 posted 12-28-2013 04:39 PM

That’s a great idea, I have some logs and I might have to give this a try.

-- steve, simple and effective

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#6 posted 12-30-2013 03:08 PM

Like them, very pretty and cool. The log is gorgeous, has very nice textures and colors. Great work!

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