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Blog entry by BritBoxmaker posted 08-11-2010 10:42 PM 1557 reads 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Got to get it together,now Part 3 of Project SC series Part 4: Its like that and thats the way it is »

Hello all, feeling better today. Did the glue-up on the patterns. This time using a trick Patron taught me

using wooden strips nailed to a baseboard to hold the pieces there while the glue sets. No severe clamping pressure. Seems to have worked well. Patterns all cleaned up of masking tape they look like this

I’d love to use the EZee mitre technique on this one but the squares in the corners would end up so small they wouldn’t hold on to the rest of the pattern. 1st fallback. I’m going to have to border the patterns.

Close enough for rock and roll. Thats about it for the day. Doesn’t seem much done but I’m happy.

Be seeing you.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com



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KnotCurser

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#1 posted 08-11-2010 10:53 PM

He falls off the horse – he gets back up!

Ride on, ride on!

Next blog will show the actual box, yes???

Unless of course, your eyes are too crossed already…......... time will tell.

:-)

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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degoose

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#2 posted 08-11-2010 10:55 PM

It will look like a round box…can’t wait..

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

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Flemming

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#3 posted 08-11-2010 10:57 PM

HO—-LY…. SH-.... it looks amazing…. you done good my friend :) beautiful pattern for a box, it’s going to be stunning!

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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moshel

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#4 posted 08-11-2010 11:01 PM

i am not sure i understand why you can’t use mitred joints in the corners…. can you please explain? its amazing, btw!

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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BarbS

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#5 posted 08-11-2010 11:24 PM

Wow. Good job, Martyn. Progress aplenty.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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grizzman

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#6 posted 08-11-2010 11:46 PM

didnt know you were feeling ill…you did a grand job here…but i do have to say…man my eyes can not take this pattern..this is something that would be good if you doing some…should i say recreational …....lol…....you surly do magnificent work…be well and happy….grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#7 posted 08-12-2010 12:20 AM

It looks so dimensional, it’s scary! I have to keep reminding myself that it is flat. I think this is your finest achievement to date, Martyn. Really, really cool!

Sheila

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

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mtnwild

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#8 posted 08-12-2010 12:25 AM

Cool man…............That’s going to be a room vibrator…................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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BertFlores58

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#9 posted 08-12-2010 12:57 AM

I just recovered from fever from the last 3 days. I think Im not well, the way I look at it, I become dizzy again.. Well done. The joints are so spaced equally to form a curve. I am eager how will you join this small pieces in the corner. This is a box that will require the real strength on the kind of glue. Thanks for sharing.

-- Bert

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Eric_S

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#10 posted 08-12-2010 02:04 AM

Very cool but how did you not go blind or become dizzy while making this?

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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SPalm

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#11 posted 08-12-2010 02:16 AM

That is going to be freekin awsome.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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robert triplett

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#12 posted 08-12-2010 02:25 AM

That thing is definitely moving! You have more patience than I to work with all of those tiny pieces. I love to look at it.
Robert

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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blackcherry

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#13 posted 08-12-2010 02:42 AM

can you see the white flag…BC

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RonPeters

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#14 posted 08-12-2010 04:49 AM

Optical illusion…

A square box with round corners, but not…

The pattern really messes with my eyes!

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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lumberdustjohn

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#15 posted 08-12-2010 01:06 PM

This is too much for me.
I can’t look at it very long with out my stomach getting sqeemish.

I don’t know how you able to work with the pattern.
It’s kool, can’t wait to see the box.
Might have to peak at it after taking some dramamine.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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