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Lidded Turned Box

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Project by DoctorNick posted 08-07-2010 08:34 PM 1477 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I salvaged a 4”x4” walnut post out of a old barn and used it to make this box. I turned a recess in the base to hold the lid when it is open. It is decorated with a piece of silver wire in the lid.

-- Dr. Nick





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WoodenFrog

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#1 posted 08-07-2010 08:38 PM

Stylish!! Looks great! I like the added touch of the wire.
Nice save on the walnut. Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Edward83

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#2 posted 08-07-2010 09:00 PM

That looks like exactly what I need to store my coffee beans

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

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DoctorNick

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#3 posted 08-07-2010 09:23 PM

Thanks for the comments WoodenFrog and Edward.

-- Dr. Nick

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Grant Libramento

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#4 posted 08-07-2010 11:36 PM

I like the recessed base. . . and the wire. Details make the difference.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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#5 posted 08-08-2010 02:04 AM

Very handsome piece. Wire is a super-nice touch

-- Susannah, Colonial Beach VA

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#6 posted 08-08-2010 05:02 PM

Fantastic turning. Wonderful finish and the wire gives it a little extra style. Well done.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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Mary Anne

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#7 posted 08-08-2010 06:17 PM

Simplicity with style. Nice job.

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#8 posted 08-09-2010 04:36 PM

I love it. I like the recess on the bottom for the lid.

-- The ability to learn is innate, not the desire.

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