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Project by Sumdume posted 09-01-2020 02:40 AM 879 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a few boxes i made this summer. I made 3 jewelry boxes with sliding trays. Picture #3 shows the inside of the box in picture #4. – The fourth picture is Mahogany with Maple splines and inlays. – The fifth picture is Aspen with Canary Wood inset in the lid and Mahogany splines. – Picture 6 is Cherry with Canary Wood inset in the lid and Maple splines

I made 4 small. open boxes out of scraps created when I practiced cutting miters. After I cut the miters , I used the scraps to practice resawing on my band saw. I did not want to toss the scraps so I made some open boxes out of them.

-- Rule # 1 - Don't mix yer blood and sawdust!





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MrWolfe

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#1 posted 09-01-2020 02:46 AM

Sweet Boxes!
I especially like your mahogany splined box with the inlays. Very cool set of boxes and a cool way to save the scraps!
Jon

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Sumdume

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#2 posted 09-01-2020 03:06 AM

Thanks Jon. To be truthful, the inlays were an attempt to clean up some hideous miter joints.

-- Rule # 1 - Don't mix yer blood and sawdust!

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splintergroup

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#3 posted 09-01-2020 10:03 PM

A great collection, you have good skills on dressing things up.

Fear not doing whatever you feel about repairs. I’ve added splines into box edges that had a gap and was pleased with the extra interest it adds.
The thin wall boxes make great catch alls for many things. Place one near your front door for keys, etc.

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