Basque Wine Chest made from maple and walnut scraps

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Project by Richard posted 08-13-2014 04:01 AM 1658 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Good way to use one’s left-over scaps, I am notorious when I start a new project, I use a full length board instead of using all the short boards which are gathering dust in my woodpile.

My scrap wood pile was getting out of hand so I decided to round them up and make a chest out of them. There is hard maple, silver maple, Oregon big leaf maple, sugar maple and several other woods that kind of looked maple-ish, and some walnut.

Boise’s Basque are having their annual Wine Festival and I decided to donate this chest to them with a couple of bottles of wine inside.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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#1 posted 08-13-2014 06:25 AM

Amazing piece! Love those ring handles..

-- I have the best hobby.

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#2 posted 08-13-2014 10:59 AM

This is way cool. I really like the round handles as well.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#3 posted 08-13-2014 06:51 PM

thats an awesome piece, I wish I would have gone to the fest to see it in person.

Where you at in Boise? I’m actually in Nampa and work in Boise

Thanks for sharing

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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