Gift box with sliding lid

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Project by siavosh posted 08-05-2013 02:25 AM 2324 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made out of pine and redwood fence boards with hand tools except for a drill. This was a last minute gift box for a trip home visiting my parents. I wrote about its construction on my blog. The sliding top was inspired by traditional Japanese toolboxes.

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#1 posted 08-05-2013 01:14 PM

We;; done little box. Sometimes the simplest of projects contain the most charm.

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#2 posted 08-06-2013 03:53 AM

@RGtools – thanks! It’s the biggest thing I’ve made so far, and for my skill level I think it turned out ok :)

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#3 posted 08-08-2013 02:47 PM

It’s a great looking gift box! It makes the giving more sweet and thoughtful. Well done!

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#4 posted 10-02-2014 11:20 PM

That is an interesting slide lid. It is not what I was expecting. Nice job.

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