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A few more Keepsake boxes

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Project by EricLew posted 05-09-2020 02:05 AM 459 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a few more Keepsake boxes I just finished. I have made a few of these before, as have others on this site using the plan from Woodsmith Magazine. I was at Austin Hardwoods right before stay at home kicked in, and in their “scrap bin” they had 4 small boards of Arformosia, 3 boards 3 inches by 3 feet, and 1 board 6 inches by 3 feet. I saw them and thought… these are perfect for boxes, and they were dirt cheap.
The lid caps are Wenge that I had laying around, and finished them with Osmo. I think I will hand them out as Mother’s Day gifts

-- I love the smell of coffee in the morning, and sawdust in the afternoon





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#1 posted 05-09-2020 02:26 AM

Really nice boxes!!

JIm

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#2 posted 05-09-2020 04:50 AM

I agree, nice boxes, especially if that wood was dirt cheap. A nice mix.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#3 posted 05-09-2020 10:57 AM

Very nice boxes!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#4 posted 05-09-2020 11:28 AM

nice boxes but I’m really impressed with the finger joints – nice touch

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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