Photo box

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Project by DBB posted 02-14-2013 03:18 PM 1553 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this simple box as a birthday gift to hold 4×6 photos out of scrap pieces of white oak with figured maple inlay and redwood keys and inlay surround. Used barbed hinges and finished with Arm-R-Seal semigloss.

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#1 posted 02-14-2013 05:53 PM

Very nice. I find the keys hold the mitered joints together very well.

-- JJ - Northern Illinois

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#2 posted 02-14-2013 10:34 PM

Very Cool..It looks easy, but I am sure a lot work went into the inlays. Excellent.

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#3 posted 02-14-2013 11:50 PM

Nice work. I have customers at shows trying out boxes to see if photos will fit inside. It is now one of my standard sizes. I am told they are for the coffee table or a desk at work.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#4 posted 02-15-2013 02:22 AM

Gorgeous. Simplicity is a major selling point for this box. I love it.

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#5 posted 02-15-2013 03:20 AM

love the joins and the grain
perfect top

-- KOOG plan today...survive tommorow

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