nesting boxes

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Project by recycle1943 posted 03-27-2015 11:09 AM 1374 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This started out as “I wonder what would happen if I ” glue this up and – well you know.
It turned out to be 3 strips of aromatic cedar and 2 pieces of 3/4” plywood glued up and then off to the band saw.
After cutting the initial shape I decided then to make nesting boxes because of the obvious block of ‘could be scrap’ removed from the center.
That center then became the second box and fortunately, I was on good terms with my band saw that day because sanding was minimal.
They evidently are now part of the family because my wife has taken custody and they are not part of our craft show inventory.
Thanks for looking -

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#1 posted 03-27-2015 11:35 AM

Pretty boxes. No wonder she took them away. I guess I forgot to tell you about finding a hiding place. You are my glue up king. Keep on having fun.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#2 posted 03-27-2015 12:15 PM

Very interesting experiment, produced a very unique and beautiful pair of boxes.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 03-27-2015 03:10 PM

These turned out so nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 03-27-2015 09:23 PM

Who would have thought. Great looking boxes.

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#5 posted 03-28-2015 02:54 PM

Very nice results

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#6 posted 03-29-2015 12:32 PM

Way cool Dick. I like em

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

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