Little box

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Project by OldWrangler posted 222 days ago 538 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Box is made from cherry with a fitted top of walnut burl. The grain is spectacular and it has a knot section for character. Handle is antler crown. Needs a good sanding and a final coat of poly. Inlay strip was soaked 20 minutes in boiling water to make it flexible to wrap corners. Box is made with finger joints and has no nails or screws except for the one holding the handle. Bottom installed in 1/4” grooves and was installed when the sides were put together. First attempt at a finger joint piece. Built a jig from one seen on youtube.

-- If trees could scream, would we still cut them down. We might, if they did it all the time for no good reason

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#1 posted 222 days ago

Very nice, it has an old well used look to it. Nice little treasure you made.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#2 posted 222 days ago

Great project.

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#3 posted 219 days ago

Marvelous little box! Gorgeous burl and great joints. The inlays and the antler handle are great accents. Great job!

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