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Wooden Keepsake Box

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Project by pagehurst posted 08-13-2017 10:08 PM 2071 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An Ash (Fraxinus excelsior) keepsake box lined with Harris Tweed and calf skin leather.

Made in my workshop in Newtongrange, Midlothian, Scotland.

Details
Strap hinge lid, half blind dovetail joints with a single sliding upper tray and space underneath for keepsakes.
Size: 500×290 x 140mm

Wooden Keepsake Box

-- Neil Martin, maker of bespoke boxes, Edinburgh, http://neilmartin.biz





6 comments so far

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dalepage

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#1 posted 08-13-2017 11:04 PM

Most impressive dovetails and handmade hinges.

Well done, Lad!

-- Dale

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SteveMI

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#2 posted 08-14-2017 02:41 PM

The website pictures show the peg details much better along with the dovetails. I also like the extended hinge leg.

Steve.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 08-14-2017 06:40 PM

This is a beautiful box. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Peteybadboy

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#4 posted 08-14-2017 09:23 PM

Nice work Neil! btw JWB is my favorite. Laphroaig is my wifes.

Oh and welcome to LJ!

-- Petey

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EnchatedForestLoggrs

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#5 posted 08-14-2017 09:55 PM

Beautiful

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mcoyfrog

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#6 posted 04-22-2018 03:22 AM

Your craftsmanship is simply amazing, I love it

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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