not just any box its a breadbox

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Project by bryano posted 01-31-2008 08:02 AM 4251 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is my entry for the not just any box contest. Its a breadbox made from cherry 2×4. it measures 16” wide 13.5” deep and 14” tall.

-- bryano

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#1 posted 01-31-2008 01:23 PM

bryan you sly dawg ! you got em both with one project . that was good thinking . again great project , good luck

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 01-31-2008 02:11 PM

Very nice, & you killed two birds with one stick, very smart.

Good Luck!!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 01-31-2008 02:35 PM

Very intelligent idea. But you lost out on the shop time it would have taken to make two projects. Seriously though this is a great idea and excellent use of your time.

What finish did you use on the piece?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 01-31-2008 03:56 PM

Looks great, continue with the fun.

-- Bob Lance, DE

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#5 posted 01-31-2008 04:00 PM

Your radial arm saw looks familiar. Got one just like it from my dad. Works great. Your bread box looks good as well.

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#6 posted 01-31-2008 04:02 PM

Great job :)

-- Dana,Texas

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#7 posted 01-31-2008 04:23 PM

That came out great, Bryano!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#8 posted 01-31-2008 04:28 PM

Good work!

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

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#9 posted 01-31-2008 04:53 PM

Hay! Bryan
Great looking bread box! What kind of hinges did you use on the roll up ?
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

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#10 posted 01-31-2008 10:53 PM

Nicely done and very impressive.

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Dan'um Style

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#11 posted 02-01-2008 12:10 AM

Beautiful work Bryano !

cherry is the queen of hardwoods. give it a few years and your breadbox will age gracefully

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#12 posted 02-01-2008 01:02 AM

thank you for all the nice coments. the finish is shellac and the tambour door is done with small box hinges. 40 of them. I would have used cloth but i think it would have been breaking the rules in the 2×4 contest.

-- bryano

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#13 posted 01-16-2011 05:25 AM

Beautiful work.

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