Bread Box

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Project by MoTaD posted 01-20-2011 04:21 PM 1948 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

alright my first entry …. I thought of doing something nice. So with couple pine woods pieces I had laying around, I thought of putting them together ..

So yeh plz leave comments and plz criticize the crap out of it cuz im just a rooky comparing to others on this web.

-- Hadi, Roudaki, Hadi Roudaki

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#1 posted 01-20-2011 05:05 PM

Good job!! You will learn from each project you do.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#2 posted 01-20-2011 05:05 PM

I like it. Of course I’m a rookie too, so who am I to critique. How does the opening work? Does it just slide up a set of grooves? Nice work. You may have just inspired my next small project.

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#3 posted 01-20-2011 06:34 PM

Great idea, I just discovered how to make home made bread, and this will compliment my efforts. Thanks you for sharing this, I’ll start planning mine just as soon as I get all my other “honey do’s” completed.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#4 posted 01-20-2011 07:14 PM

I like the box. I was also wondering how the opening works. What did you finish it with?

-- Steve, Southern Oregon. So many tools, so little time....

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#5 posted 01-20-2011 07:19 PM

Great project to learn with. Pine is an excellent wood to practice on….it is forgiving…less expensive then hardwoods and is readily available in a variety of dimensions. I use it alot for prototypes and practice. Making useful objects is a great way to bring your skills to a higher level…..practice is the only way you will gain experience.

Once I complete a prototype/practice piece…I will analyze my work to see if I can make different joints to make it stronger and more pleasing to the eye. I might change some of the dimensions….profiles on the edges….and add some additional design elements. This way I keep evolving…just like my projects…

You might want to try a tambour door…..a routed pattern on the top or sides…...change the dimensions – perhaps make the top open instead of the front…use some different profiles on the edges….make a different handle….there are alot of variations that you can do….do a search online and see what design elements you might add. You can try some different finish….use a tint or dye to enhance the grain….you may just want to leave it be…the possibilities are endless…that is what makes woodworking so popular….it is really an artform.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#6 posted 01-21-2011 04:40 AM

tanx for the comments guyz… about the door, as u can see in the pictures the top piece is kinda further out than the door. I wanted the air not to enter the box much as i could so on bottom of the top piece there is a tiny curve that the edge of the door will fit in there … and yes the door open upwards .. its fixed in that angle

sliding door , i have seen sliding door but never manage to convince myself that i can actually do a clean job at it

the finishing is just shiny gloss i might actually edit the page and add more into it

-- Hadi, Roudaki, Hadi Roudaki

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#7 posted 01-21-2011 06:59 AM

You did a good job, just keep working. You will see better and better results, from the practise.

-- Bill Merritt -Augusta Ga. woodworker

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