Live edge mesquite wood box

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Project by ChadRat6458 posted 10-04-2015 11:53 PM 3730 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mesquite wood with maple bottom. Dominoes the sides. Lee valley hidden hinge pins. Blo and lacquer finish.

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#1 posted 10-05-2015 02:30 AM

I like it.

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#2 posted 10-05-2015 04:04 AM

That’s a fine looking box. I like the live edge at the front of the lid. I’ve never worked with Mesquite but I have always admired the projects made from it. It’s a beautiful wood. I have considered trying the hidden pin hinges that Lee Valley is selling. What are your thoughts on them?

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#3 posted 10-05-2015 04:52 AM

I really like this box.

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#4 posted 10-05-2015 12:32 PM

We were on vacation last summer in Galveston, Tx. I found a sawmill close by that cut mesquite. I really like the figure in it. I like the Lee Valley hidden hinge pins. They make the box look smooth with no metal hanging off the back. I should have taken a rear view pic. The hinge pins came with great instructions. You just drill some holes. The slots make it so you can take the lid off. Thanks guys for the compliments.

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#5 posted 10-05-2015 01:31 PM

This box turned out nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 10-05-2015 03:07 PM

Great looking box.

Mesquite is a beautiful wood.

Thanks for sharing.


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