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Garden Avenue #1: Going 3D

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Blog entry by BritBoxmaker posted 185 days ago 805 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a real-time blog, that is I am blogging as I am working on the project. As it is my own design I respectfully request that anyone wishing to copy it waits until I have posted the finished project.

The first project I ever posted on LJ’s was for a set of four boxes made for myself and three friends to commemorate the 30 th anniversary of a house share, the Garden Avenue boxes.
There was also a blog showing how I made the pattern. Like most of the ‘top only’ patterns of my early boxes I have subsequently wondered (after developing the EZ Mitre technique) what they would look like in 3D, with the pattern all over the box. Well, today, I looked into one of my spare pattern bits boxes for some reason.

After discovering these old spares it didn’t take long to figure out how to re-arrange them into an EZ Mitre board

I glued this to a 4 mm piece of Birch ply and I’m waiting for it to dry. More later

Be seeing you.

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



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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 185 days ago

Very cool! :) It’s nice to find forgotten treasures such as that. Another good argument for NOT throwing out any small pieces that are left over from a project.

I look forward to the next step a great deal.

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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Roman Hrytsak

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#2 posted 185 days ago

It is so refreshing to see your creativity. Looking forward to the next posting. Roman

-- Roman:... there are no mistakes, just opportunities for a design change!

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 185 days ago

Love your blogs and can hardly wait to see what treasure comes out of this.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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BTimmons

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#4 posted 185 days ago

Wow. Scrolling up and down makes those patterns do weird things to my brain.

-- Brian in Arlington, TX

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BritBoxmaker

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#5 posted 185 days ago

Well, four hours later it’s finished and posted in the projects section!

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

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Woodwrecker

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#6 posted 184 days ago

And here I thought I was the only one to have a box marked “More Bits Various” :)

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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