March, 2010-More fun boxes, with very little waste. The exotic wood in the middle came from the cut-off pile from Anderson Lumber Company in St. Petersburg, Florida. The oak came from an old book rack I picked up at a thrift shop for $1. These are sanded to 600-grit and finished with Watco Danish Oil. The middle size one is my favorite in this group because I think it has the best proportions. This project was the first time I have used my router on my band saw boxes. The edges on the tops and bottoms of all the pieces have been eased with a chamfer bit in the router. As you can see from one of the photos, these nest easily since they were all cut from the same block. However, I did not make these with the intention to nest them. The smaller box only nests when you turn it upside down, which I had done because I wanted some oak on the lid. To make nesting boxes, I now know to always keep the cores oriented up (the same way as each other). Thanks for looking.