Japanese tool box...repurposed as wine box

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Project by zalsa posted 12-30-2014 11:10 PM 2196 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used it to give a bottle of wine as gift to someone who is an artist – so she can use the box to hold her drawing instruments and brushes.
The key to lock the top in place is beveled on the angle side so it doesn’t drop out
Quarter sawn white pine box with shellac and Danish oil finish.

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#1 posted 12-31-2014 01:03 AM

Very cool! I love this style of box.

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#2 posted 12-31-2014 04:03 AM

Nice I like the “key” great solution

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#3 posted 07-26-2016 01:58 PM

No handle on the front?

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