Small Oak and Mahogany Box

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Project by spudhogg posted 03-11-2014 04:54 PM 994 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Old beat up hardwood pallets can be fun to play around with. I made this project about a year ago. It is a simple oak box was made from a slat of pallet oak wood, with the addition some scrap mahogany. I chose this piece of wood for the knot shown in the top of the box. I usually give my boxes away, but this one sits beside my easy chair. I can’t keep everything I make, but this little box is mine! Strange how some of the simplest things we create have great attraction to us. Go figure!

-- Spudhogg Woodworks

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#1 posted 03-11-2014 05:29 PM

Good looking box. Some projects fight us to the end, others almost fall together. I have always kept a few along the way.

And a big welcome to Lumberjocks.

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

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#2 posted 03-11-2014 08:45 PM

Great little box.
99% of my projects are made of pallet wood and that’s fine with me.
You can easily get attached to certain projects.

And welcome to Lumberjocks !

-- Eric, central Florida

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#3 posted 03-12-2014 08:40 AM

Nice box Spudhogg! Great showcasing of the knot on the lid. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 03-14-2014 01:21 AM

Very creative & great use of pallet stock.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#5 posted 03-19-2014 01:39 PM

Beautiful box! The gorgeous knot and the Mahogany really stand out, a keeper for sure. Great job!

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