Wine Presentation Box

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Project by WoodScrap posted 12-06-2014 10:05 PM 6303 views 31 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Almost finished Christmas presents. This project was featured in the December edition of Woodworkers Journal Magazine and designed by Sandor Nagyszalancsy. My version was made From Cherry with a figured Walnut panel in the lid. The photo are a little washed out but the cherry and walnut have a really deep/rich color. The walnut I found several years ago and had been stored in a barn for almost 50 years. Three coats of Danish Oil so far and then I will finish with a coat of wax on the outside surfaces. It was a fairly easy build and I really like the design. I will be making a few more (maybe next Christmas) I’m sure.

Thanks for looking.

-- Rick -Tulsa

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#1 posted 12-06-2014 10:17 PM

Beautiful boxes Rick. I like the disign (botle pop up and swallow tail, you call it dove tail ?) and also the wood combination. How far are you with your T and J truck?

I wish you and your family merry christmas and a happy new year


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#2 posted 12-06-2014 10:35 PM

Hi Dutchy. Great to hear from you. Thank you for the kind comments and holiday wishes. Merry Christmas to you and your family as well. I started a T&J tractor several months ago but it has taken a back seat to build a bedroom set for my Daughter and Wife, and now Christmas gifts. I have enjoyed following your projects and appreciate the blog on your Front End Loader build.

-- Rick -Tulsa

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#3 posted 12-07-2014 12:56 AM

I really like the lift mechanism on the necks. Exceptionally nifty.

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#4 posted 12-07-2014 02:19 AM

These are beautiful boxes. I love the lift mechanism. Very nice.

-- AJ

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#5 posted 12-07-2014 03:23 AM

Nice design. Thanks for sharing.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#6 posted 12-07-2014 06:39 PM

Those boxes are outstanding. I love it. It”s my latest “favorite”. I have a relative that is a wine “geek”. This will be the perfect gift. Thank you!

-- Linda - It's only a mistake if you do it twice!

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#7 posted 12-08-2014 12:04 AM

Exceptionally beautiful boxes, great idea on the lift mechanism.
I made you a buddy just to see what great project you would come up with next.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#8 posted 12-08-2014 03:16 PM

These are great. The recipients will love them.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#9 posted 03-09-2015 08:06 PM

Beautiful job. I was searching for the plans for these boxes, as I know that I had seen them in one of the magazines that I subscribe to. Thank you for narrowing the search to the December issue of Woodworkers Journal. Now, I need to locate it, unless anyone has a .pdf set of planes that they can email to me.

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#10 posted 09-03-2016 04:14 PM

Does anybody have a pdf set of plans for this box? I’m having trouble finding it and need to make one for my brother in law who is a wine maker. Thank you

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