Medicine Box

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Project by JT23325 posted 03-15-2014 03:28 AM 825 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box was made as a present for girlfriends Mom’s Birthday. The box is made of Jabota, with wenge, and Purple Heart inlay, and Wenge and Bloodwood splines. I added a lid stop to the back of the box to control the opening. The interior dividers are loose and inserted into 1/4” grooves in the bottom of the box. I did this so that the dividers would have some play making the pill cases easier to remove and replace. The dividers are made of unfinished juniper and held in place with two 1” X 1/4” self adhesive velcro strips. This prevents the dividers from falling out, but allows them to be removed to re-purpose the box with by adding a bottom liner.

Thanks for looking, comments appreciated.


-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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#1 posted 03-15-2014 04:37 AM

What are the holders made out of?

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#2 posted 03-15-2014 12:21 PM

Beautiful box, great craftsmanship on this. Nice idea for assisting with monthly pill dispensing, I’m sure it will greatly benefit the new owner.

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#3 posted 03-15-2014 01:12 PM

This box is very beautiful and you’ve done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 03-15-2014 05:45 PM

PAS the pill cases are off the shelf locking plastic 7 day pill cases available just about everywhere.

-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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#5 posted 03-15-2014 09:10 PM

Very Nice Project. Well Executed. Thanks For Sharing.


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#6 posted 03-17-2014 12:37 PM

A very nice box, beautiful wood choice and very well made…thanks for sharing.

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#7 posted 03-21-2014 01:31 PM

Looks great, the inlays and splines are attractive and great idea on the lid stop. Great work! I’m sure she appreciates it.

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