Redbud Wine Bottle Box

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Project by TraylorPark posted 12-14-2015 01:05 PM 1726 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first go at a small box. Pretty simple design, dovetailed sides with a rabbited bottom and dado sliding top. The sides and bottom are made from a redbud tree that we cut out my parents yard a couple of years ago. I milled it on my table saw and let it dry in the loft. The sliding top is walnut. Simple finish with just a couple coats of Danish Oil and some paste wax. I filled it with some sassafrass shavings for the aroma and then a bottle of wine to give to my Mom for Christmas since it was her tree.

Comments, critiques, and questions always welcome.
Thanks for looking,

-- --Zach

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#1 posted 12-14-2015 03:26 PM

Nice looking wine box. The woods that you used are beautiful together. Mom is sue to be pleased

-- Ron, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#2 posted 12-14-2015 06:58 PM

What are the box dimensions?

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#3 posted 12-14-2015 08:16 PM

Thanks for the compliment, Ron.

The outside dimensions are 5inches x 14inches x 5inches tall.

-- --Zach

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#4 posted 12-14-2015 08:20 PM

Nice work, Zach.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 12-15-2015 03:40 AM

Very nice gift and nicely done.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#6 posted 12-15-2015 11:12 PM

Fabaceae Cercis canadensis. I like it!

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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