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Project by unclearthur posted 10-07-2019 05:39 AM 904 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really liked this LJ Project so I tried to imitate it (thanks for the inspiration kdc68). I think its very clever and practical how he has the trays slide around on the 2nd level.

I also came across a piece of spalted birch which was fun; I’ve never used wood like that before.

Box is splated birch finished with poly; trays and dividers are cherry finished with Danish oil.

And the felt is actually navy blue but comes out purple in the picture, to my chagrin.

Thanks for looking.





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wildwoodbybrianjohns

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#1 posted 10-07-2019 08:24 AM

Super work. The birch has alot of character, so of course it should be a box.

-- WWBBJ: It is better to be interesting and wrong, than boring and right.

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#2 posted 10-07-2019 10:30 AM

You made a spline jig on an angle? Nice touch

-- Petey

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unclearthur

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#3 posted 10-07-2019 08:22 PM



You made a spline jig on an angle? Nice touch

- Peteybadboy


Thanks, its actually pretty easy, just tilt the saw blade by 15 degrees or so and run through in the normal way.

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#4 posted 10-08-2019 03:48 AM

Great looking wood for the box and it works well with this use. Good job !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#5 posted 03-21-2020 09:40 AM

I haven’t been looking at Lumberjock’s apparently. I missed another box of yours. Great job on this! The wood is beautiful!
I appreciate the mention! Glad to be an inspiration to another woodworker. It tells me I must be doing something right !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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