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

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Blog entry by degoose posted 1355 days ago 1113 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 15: And now the offcuts... Part 16 of Wood Gloat series Part 17: Woods new to me... »

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 1355 days ago

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 1355 days ago

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 1355 days ago

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 1355 days ago

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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jockmike2

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#5 posted 1355 days ago

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

4928 posts in 1904 days


#6 posted 1355 days ago

Nice Larry…Very classy looking

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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Abbott

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#7 posted 1355 days ago

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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matt garcia

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#8 posted 1355 days ago

Those are great!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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lew

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#9 posted 1355 days ago

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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Woodwrecker

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#10 posted 1355 days ago

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 1355 days ago

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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lanwater

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#12 posted 1355 days ago

Really good looking boxes.

That pattern on the first one is impressive.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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eddy

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#13 posted 1354 days ago

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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