Four Pointed Star Geometrical Mix with Rhombus

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Blog entry by BertFlores58 posted 10-28-2012 02:18 PM 916 reads 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A miter box method by Martyn can be done by using portable router. Here are the pictures that show my way:


This was cut pieces using saw!


Two layers of masking tape. Notice that I already applied the finish… dead flat lacquer but it became glossy after 5 coats.


Using just a small router proves it can be done. Guide can be nailed.

Finally, the lid is done!

Till next time…..

Here is another design on the table…

Have a nice day!

-- Bert

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#1 posted 10-28-2012 02:23 PM

Splendid work, Bert. Yet another way to do it, well done. The box is looking really good as well.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#2 posted 10-28-2012 02:24 PM

Awesome, Bert! The color of the wood is amazing and your skills are greatly admired. :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 10-28-2012 02:34 PM

THANKS. Hard to use the tablet, the other way using touch typing with only one finger. Its just like the way on using the handsaw. What is best for the other half… a real ebony that will be 3mm thick. I still have some.

-- Bert

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#4 posted 10-28-2012 04:56 PM

Impressive work, very well done. Color and design are great.

-- Tom D

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#5 posted 10-28-2012 05:31 PM


-- Joel

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#6 posted 10-28-2012 08:11 PM

Ab Fab…. absolutely fabulous…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#7 posted 10-29-2012 01:23 AM

Just incredible Bert.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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