oak box #5: oak box and walnut, cherry and oak box ..................................................Yup 2 boxes

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Blog entry by Dan'um Style posted 11-14-2013 12:35 AM 984 reads 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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#1 posted 11-14-2013 12:39 AM

Dan, A great looking pair of boxes.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#2 posted 11-14-2013 12:53 AM

Dan they came together beautifully , love the second one with the light and dark , got to make some boxes one day

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Dan'um Style

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#3 posted 11-14-2013 12:53 AM

thanks Karson and Eddie. Actually made the Walnut box before the oak one. I used a 3/16” drill for the hing pin and thought I would use a pair of copper rivets for pins. Never liked the looks after it after I was done. Finally ordered a 3/16 brass rod and finished it yesterday.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 11-14-2013 01:26 AM

Your work is very inspiring, thanks for sharing.

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#5 posted 11-14-2013 01:30 AM

Lookin’ good form here. Nice work.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 11-14-2013 02:03 AM

Love those bold splines, Dan!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 11-14-2013 03:54 AM

Great Lookin Boxes

-- Jim, Kentucky

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Kaleb the Swede

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#8 posted 11-14-2013 05:23 AM

Very nice work. The small details like the corners are outstanding. Had to sit and look at them for a while

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#9 posted 11-14-2013 09:17 AM

Realy beautiful boxes. I like those top corners on second box.Rounded edges with dovetails are looking great.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 11-15-2013 12:01 AM

You sure do Nice Work Dan, these came out Beautiful!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Dan'um Style

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#11 posted 11-15-2013 12:14 AM

Thanks guys. I hope to make another soon. I have piece of rather plain Spanish cedar I’m think about using on the next piece.
Really nice aroma. considering pairing it up with some Wenge splines and going from there.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#12 posted 11-15-2013 12:31 AM

Good job. Nice work. Very easy to look at. I know they take a long time. I,m gonna try’em.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#13 posted 11-16-2013 10:40 PM

Very nice mate. Great lines and contrast.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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