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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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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.
 

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

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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.
 

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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
 

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