These boxes are created by ripping 4/4 or 6/4 stock to one half thickness. The 2 panels are then cut with mitred corners to make a box that has the illusion of grain that wraps contiunously around it.

Recipe / Jewelry Box

This was made as a gift. It is sized to hold 3x5 recipe cards. Alternatively, it could be used as a jewelry box.

The top and bottom are cherry. The sides are birds-eye maple. The bottom molding is Ipe.

The sides are resawn and then flipped and mitered. This provides a perfect greain "wrap" that is continuous all the way around the box.

The finish is Tried and True Varnish oil and dewaxed blonde shellac.

September '02


Another recipe box

Top is birds-eye mapel. Sides are cherry. The sides are resawn and book matched for a continuous grain pattern around the box.

This is sized for 4x6" cards.

The finish is boiled linseed oil and pale blonde shellac.

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