Modern Art Box

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Project by dgreen50 posted 01-07-2015 07:24 PM 4637 views 31 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My interpretation of a Modern style box that appeared in Wood magazine March 2013. The woods used are Bloodwood (sides), oak, legs and top, and Walnut for the top. Size of the box is 7” square (sides) and approximately 6” high with the top on. Finish is spray lacquer. I had been meaning to try to make this for over a year and finally had the time to do it as a skill building project.

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#1 posted 01-07-2015 08:14 PM

Well, it turned out nice. Definitely has a modern look to it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 01-07-2015 09:17 PM

Very nice. Is your top frame (or, I guess, lid) half-lap joinery?

-- I'm selfless because it feels so good!

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#3 posted 01-07-2015 10:13 PM

Yes Mark, the top frame are half lap joints.

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#4 posted 01-08-2015 01:36 AM

Looks Good! Definitely something different.

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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#5 posted 01-08-2015 03:18 AM

The contrasting woods and the modern design are very complimentary. I really like the look ! ..... Well done !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#6 posted 01-08-2015 07:11 AM

Looks great, interesting

-- Dreaming patterns

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#7 posted 01-08-2015 02:11 PM

I like it!

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#8 posted 01-08-2015 02:40 PM

nice box and woods.

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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#9 posted 01-08-2015 04:47 PM

I like those overlaping joints. You choose very nice woods (colours).

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 01-08-2015 06:58 PM

Great design, great joinery.

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#11 posted 01-10-2015 08:51 PM

Nice design and nice work too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 01-12-2015 03:56 AM

Very unique. I like it very much.

-- Sam

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#13 posted 01-22-2015 07:07 AM

nice to see a new design out there, very nice work!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#14 posted 02-12-2015 01:42 AM

Love the colors!

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