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Project by MasterSergeant posted 08-10-2018 12:08 PM 590 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a quick and easy woodworking project. I decided on this small box with lid. Problem was, not so quick and not so easy it took three days to complete. Lots of false starts and some pondering: just how do I make this cut or drill those holes? Anyway I made this small table top box.
Walnut body with maple legs and handle. I used copper rod for handle and standoffs for the legs. I added the mirror to the bottom as an afterthought, adds a little depth to the box I think.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 08-10-2018 12:58 PM

nice box – stationed in Asia a lot ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 08-10-2018 01:33 PM

Very nice and unusual shape. I like those curved bow shaped legs.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Joe

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#3 posted 08-10-2018 01:40 PM

You did a great job. Really nice design, looks sharp, very modern. The contrasting woods makes it pop. You know what they say” Always costs more, always takes longer.” But it was sure worth it. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#4 posted 08-10-2018 03:24 PM

I kind of thought the same thing after I finished. :D


nice box – stationed in Asia a lot ?

- recycle1943


-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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ralbuck

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#5 posted 08-10-2018 03:56 PM

I like it a lot.

Nice work!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#6 posted 08-10-2018 05:04 PM

Very Nice Project & Very Well Done!

-- If it wasn't for Electricity, We'd all be Watching Television by Candlelight!

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therealSteveN

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#7 posted 08-10-2018 08:50 PM

Contrasting woods rule here, and the tubing handle is pretty smart thinking. I can’t get past the feeling I saw it take a step though. Kinda early Roomba, walking cleanup tool….

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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CampD

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#8 posted 08-10-2018 09:45 PM

Very nice, I like the Brass standoffs, I may have to try something like that some day.

-- Doug...

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drewpy

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#9 posted 08-10-2018 11:31 PM

Wow. Great work.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#10 posted 08-11-2018 10:35 AM

I like the design

-- Petey

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#11 posted 08-12-2018 01:16 AM

Great job

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