Recipe Box for Mother in Law

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Project by Wade Putnam posted 08-29-2008 03:59 PM 1422 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For mother’s day I put together this cherry recipe box at my wife’s urging. It keeps peace when you do what your wife suggest , especially for your mother in law!

-- Wade, Nashville,

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#1 posted 08-29-2008 05:44 PM


This is a good looking piece. The joints appear to be nice & tight.

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#2 posted 08-29-2008 05:45 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#3 posted 08-29-2008 06:07 PM

nice box. She should be pleased

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#4 posted 08-29-2008 06:18 PM

That’s a very nice box. You should be good for a few free meals now :-)


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#5 posted 08-29-2008 06:22 PM

Why would you want recipe box four your Mother-in Law? I find they are to tough to cook in anything but maybe a stew.

-- Bob Clark, Tool Collector and Sawdust Maker

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#6 posted 08-29-2008 07:13 PM

HA HA yea those are some tough old birds. I did here of one recipe where you roll her on a chopping block with garlic and butter. Then you through her out and just eat the chopping block.

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#7 posted 08-29-2008 07:51 PM

Glue the top on and tell her its a “diet” recipe box.

Nice looking box joints on that box.

Thanks for posting

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#8 posted 08-29-2008 08:07 PM

Buncha jokers aroune here, huh? :-)

Nice looking box.

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

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#9 posted 08-30-2008 02:39 PM

Great box, tough crowd.

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