Pastor's Candy Box

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Project by bandit571 posted 07-23-2017 12:28 AM 1428 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A place to stash the supply of Pastor’s candy supplies, last picture shows a likely hiding place

Curly Maple and some Black Cherry, brass hardware. Box/finger joints were hand cut. Stanley 45 to make a few grooves. Hand planes to make a raised panel for the lid. 3 coats of BLO for the finish

Box is 6” tall by 12” wide, by 5” across the ends. Wood was 7/16” thick.

Thanks for looking in…I hope Pastor will like this…

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 07-23-2017 12:45 AM

I always love the handtool work you do. I wish everyone could understand what effort it takes to do it. Great job

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 07-23-2017 01:19 AM

I love hand tool work, great stuff.

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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#3 posted 07-23-2017 01:58 AM

Beautiful box, Bandit! You are way faster with hand tools than I am with tailed versions. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 07-23-2017 02:51 AM

All very impressive there Bandit

The next project I will be expecting the Dewalt router to be getting a test run !

-- Regards Rob

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#5 posted 07-23-2017 10:29 AM

Great looking box. Hand cut box joints and raised panel..very nice! You don’t see that to often. I’m sure the Pastor will love this Candy Box!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 07-23-2017 12:15 PM

Everybody needs a candy box and this one is very nice and practical.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#7 posted 07-23-2017 10:13 PM

Now that is just a great box Bandit … And to incorporate the had tools is a big plus for sure …
I think for my 2 cents I would have made the top a bit shallower, but that is just me.
And did you fill it with M&M’s before delivering it??

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#8 posted 07-24-2017 03:25 AM

Mighty Fine!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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