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*** The Melting Block Puzzle, wood saved from the Fireplace ***

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Project by BasHolland posted 02-05-2014 12:55 PM 1454 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this project several month’s ago.
I found the idea for this puzzle here on LJ’s.
The credits for this plan goes to GaryK. You can find his version here http://lumberjocks.com/projects/11962

I got some mahogany off-cuts form my neigbour. His son has an interior constuction company.
They use a lot of massive mahogany, cherry and oak.
All the off-cut wood goes in to the Fireplace!!!!!!
The whole winter they are burning beautifull wood scraps to keep the home warm. It still hurts me!!

I made my version of it, using some handcut dovetails.

It has travelled through the neighbourhood. The neighbours loved it and some went crazy. :)

I used Mahogany and Maple.

Thanks for watching and comments are always welcome.

-- Bas, Holland





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#1 posted 02-05-2014 01:44 PM

Beautiful puzzle box. Looks very well made :)

-- Marty, http://www.wickedpiggy.com

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#2 posted 02-05-2014 01:53 PM

Nice save from the fireplace! Hard to believe you were going to turn that nice wood into ashes!
Beautiful hand-cut joinery! Love the contrasting woods! Great project!
Thanks for sharing!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 02-05-2014 03:01 PM

Great looking box. Nice save.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#4 posted 02-05-2014 03:23 PM

very nice looking box, glad you saved the wood, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#5 posted 02-05-2014 10:44 PM

Very Nice Project Indeed! Beautiful Work! Thanks For Posting!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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