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Project by bondogaposis posted 12-27-2018 06:29 PM 1086 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another tea box similar to others I’ve made recently. Lid is black palm the sides are cherry and the front and back are birch. The egg crate dividers are poplar.

-- Bondo Gaposis





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 12-27-2018 06:35 PM

Very pretty box. I like the weird handle too.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 12-27-2018 07:29 PM

I love those little Tea box’s to bad all my tea’s are lose leaf!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#3 posted 12-27-2018 10:04 PM

Nice figure in the lid and very cool handle.
Looking through your projects I see we share a lost stickley table in our pasts…nicely done!

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#4 posted 12-28-2018 12:46 AM

Great choice of material.

-- AJ

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#5 posted 12-28-2018 11:12 AM

Beautiful. Please say more about the handle. What material is that?

-- MrLaughingbrook

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#6 posted 12-28-2018 01:54 PM

Excellent. I like the mix of woods here, simple, yet complex all in one. Something about the pinned sides that I really like too.

Nice job, and thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#7 posted 12-28-2018 02:22 PM

The lid lift is made from a porcupine quill. The sides are pinned with bamboo dowels.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#8 posted 12-28-2018 03:35 PM



The lid lift is made from a porcupine quill. The sides are pinned with bamboo dowels.

- bondogaposis

This just keeps getting cooler, and cooler. Porcupine quill, now who uses that? Just awesome….. All I knew on the pinned sides is they were neatly placed with a lighter wood/plant, whatever Bamboo is… I am not even sure if it’s the material. The butted corners, sans any obvious joinery on a frontal look allow for such a nice transition from the Cherry sides, and highlight the Birch, it just looks clean. Combo of the species used is Grand Slam territory.

Went straight to my favorites.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#9 posted 12-28-2018 03:46 PM

That looks like a fairly large quill, glad I never met that dude 8^)

Nice looking project Bondo!

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#10 posted 12-28-2018 03:50 PM

Cool box! Love the black palm and quill handle/style.

-- enjoy your wood...

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#11 posted 12-28-2018 05:58 PM

Another good looking box. Lots of little design elements that catch the eye and some really subtle stuff like the slightly rounded tops on the sides with the flat top.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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