Wine box for a friend's wedding with hand carved lettering and mortised lock

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Project by Eric_S posted 07-25-2017 08:25 PM 2748 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wine box for a friend’s wedding with hand carved lettering and mortised lock. Made from Hard Maple. You can see all the pictures at

-- - Eric Noblesville, IN

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#1 posted 07-25-2017 08:33 PM

Nice clean lettering. Well done!

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#2 posted 07-26-2017 10:45 AM

I like it.

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#3 posted 07-26-2017 12:28 PM

This box is very nice looking and the letters look great

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 07-26-2017 12:30 PM

Thanks guys!

-- - Eric Noblesville, IN

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#5 posted 07-26-2017 02:19 PM


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#6 posted 07-26-2017 04:43 PM

What a super nicely done project. Great craftsmanship.

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#7 posted 07-26-2017 06:13 PM

Very nice memory. Realy good hand carving skill.

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#8 posted 07-26-2017 07:20 PM

Exemplifies that less is more, great proportions nicely done.

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#9 posted 07-27-2017 02:10 PM

Great box. I’m in the process of teaching myself to carve letters. Yours look great! I hope to be that good soon.

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