Recipe box

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Project by OSU22 posted 04-02-2018 12:11 AM 1010 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this recipe box for my daughter. I cut the “bears ears” dovetails on my Leigh Jig. I used a Shapeoko CNC router to cut the inlays and the message on the inside top of the box. The box is made of walnut and maple, and I used Brusso hinges.

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#1 posted 04-02-2018 12:44 AM

Beautiful box. A gift that will be cherished.

-- AP--I thought growing old would take longer.

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#2 posted 04-02-2018 01:25 AM

Very nice gift! Those dovetails are neat – first time I have seen that style. Great project. Thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 04-02-2018 04:46 AM

Awesome box and so nice inlay!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 04-02-2018 04:55 PM

Very nice job on the box, your daughter is a lucky girl. I really like the inlay detail. I like those Brusso hinges to, I helped my grandson make a jewelry box project and used those hinges on it so the lid would stay up as your box does.


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#5 posted 04-02-2018 07:20 PM

Very nice scrolling.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#6 posted 04-02-2018 07:40 PM

You did an outstanding job on this recipe box and it displays a lot of fine craftsmanship.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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