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Wood Gloat #16: Offcuts... the sequel...

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Blog entry by degoose posted 11-05-2010 11:05 PM 1140 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have recently posted the endgrain glue up and how I made the box…
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Here it is with one coat of wipe on poly applied..

There has been movement in the workshop … I have attached the hinge.. used a slot cutter on the router table to mortise the rebate for the hinge… and added a bar and ball chain..

Add a little green felt to a piece of 3 mm ply wood and hey presto a really cool base for the box..
And of course… it would not be complete without just one more teaser…

Stay tuned…

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



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stefang

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#1 posted 11-05-2010 11:42 PM

Your box turned out beautiful Larry with that end grain pattern on the lid. I really like the other box too. That stripe on the lid seems to coordinate with with the rest of the box.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Jim Bertelson

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#2 posted 11-06-2010 12:02 AM

Your salvo left me lying on the ground bleeding…...will I recover?

Just one shot at a time, please….....you have left my senses saturated, and my ego deflated.

Seriously, those are really cool boxes…...........

Alaska Jim

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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Jim Bertelson

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#3 posted 11-06-2010 12:07 AM

PS

The first two comments on this post are from some far flung places relative to you, Norway and Alaska….......LJ’s is an interesting and fun place…......

Jim

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 11-06-2010 12:30 AM

Yeah, let’s hear it from South Africa too :-)) I can’t get over that end grain. Is that all natural or did you rout teh patterns in it?

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

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#5 posted 11-06-2010 12:41 AM

looks like three old men larry when you open the box, nice work buddy, you big tease you.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#6 posted 11-06-2010 12:48 AM

Nice Larry…Very classy looking

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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Abbott

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#7 posted 11-06-2010 12:58 AM

Oh wow, those are looking really nice.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#8 posted 11-06-2010 01:39 AM

Those are great!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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lew

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#9 posted 11-06-2010 02:55 AM

I bow to the Master!!

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!!!

Lew

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

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#10 posted 11-06-2010 06:05 AM

You definitely have an eye for pattern Larry.
Nice job, as usual !

-- Having fun...Eric

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TJ65

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#11 posted 11-06-2010 06:37 AM

Thats really pretty and what an idea, might have to try something like that, but on a smaller scale. I have just the piece of wood too. Now just have to find it and check it out again.
Might just have to watch these blogs of your from now on.

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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#12 posted 11-06-2010 07:29 AM

Really good looking boxes.

That pattern on the first one is impressive.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#13 posted 11-06-2010 10:39 PM

cool look on the boxes
was the z pattern in the lid glue up on the 2nd box on purpose ?

-- self proclaimed copycat

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