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Maple Frame & Panel Box

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Project by bandit571 posted 08-12-2018 09:10 PM 1340 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had some scraps of Maple sitting around the shop….resawed into parts I could make some use of. Panels for the front, back and top were glue ups..3/8” thick…edges were then beveled to make a raised panel look.

1/4” plywood for the bottom. had a piece of 3/8” Cherry ( I think..) that could be used for the end panels.
Feet are just fancy nails that were just sitting around. Handles from Hobby Lobby. One coat of Amber Shellac, one coat of Poly Gloss Varnish.

Stands at 9” tall. Lid measures 9-1/4” x 14” Black chain held in place with a pair of Brass cup hooks, crimped shut.

Just a way to use up some scraps in the shop…rather than just burn them.

Thanks for looking in.

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 08-12-2018 10:25 PM

Sweet box!!

Jim

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#2 posted 08-12-2018 10:33 PM

Gorgeous!!

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#3 posted 08-12-2018 11:24 PM

Always a use for a box. Good job sir.

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#4 posted 08-12-2018 11:33 PM

Very Nice Indeed & Well Done!

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#5 posted 08-13-2018 01:10 AM

Beautiful wood makes a beautiful box.

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#6 posted 08-13-2018 04:38 AM

A nice looking piece of work.

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#7 posted 08-13-2018 01:06 PM

love the flame figure on the front panel. That really makes the whole project stand out.

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#8 posted 08-13-2018 06:54 PM

This panel box is a beautiful piece and so nicely done.

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#9 posted 08-14-2018 02:20 AM

Bandit, you get some scraps like those you start thinking of burning up, let me know. I’ll swap ya pound for pound of real firewood.

Nice looking odds n ends box, love those feet.

Thanks for posting.

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