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Project by Douglas Bordner posted 03-11-2020 08:17 PM 1055 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got tired of having a line of prescription bottle take a tumble while reaching for the tall ones in the back on my desk. So I made a corral for the spot. Cherry and ribbon Sapele, with home-made inlay-banding (bloodwood, holly, cherry). Padded on shellac.
The dividers are made with the most excellent home-made kerfmaker, (mine made after Mafe’s contribution to the forum) https://www.lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog/18170. All friction fit without glue.
Unfinished QS White Oak, Cherry and one lonely bit of Walnut that was the right thickness. To be truthful, I might have used Danish on them but when I tested the fit it snapped in so tight I decided to just leave well enough alone, which is rarely how I operate…

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over two decades.





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 03-11-2020 08:22 PM

Very nice, sir. But I think making one of these is a sure sign of advancing age. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Douglas Bordner

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#2 posted 03-11-2020 09:01 PM

I’m on the downhill slope, with a garage full of tools and lumber. Try and stop me!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over two decades.

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Grumpy

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#3 posted 03-11-2020 09:27 PM

Great job buddy.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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kdc68

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#4 posted 03-12-2020 12:22 AM

The inlay really gives this extra eye appeal. Can’t go wrong with cherry. Beautiful wood and well crafted!

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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Douglas Bordner

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#5 posted 03-12-2020 12:28 AM

You certainly have more than a few decorative tricks up your sleeve kdc68. I watch your projects with great interest.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over two decades.

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swirt

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#6 posted 03-12-2020 01:33 AM

That is very attractive with both the joinery and the inlay. Well done.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#7 posted 03-13-2020 02:28 AM

Awesome! A simple eye catcher for sure.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Eric

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#8 posted 09-27-2020 10:10 PM

Looks good, I like the idea. Nice job with the divider having a snug fit, the inlay really sets off the box. Great job

-- Eric, building the dream

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