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Project by Matt1475 posted 91 days ago 1400 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this in shop class





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steve_in_ohio

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#1 posted 91 days ago

wow, that is a very cool design, great job, Welcome to LJ’s

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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deon

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#2 posted 91 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 91 days ago

This is an unusual box . It’s a real eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Gene Howe

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#4 posted 91 days ago

Now, that’s a cool box.
Good job, Matt.
Can you describe the construction process?

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Gary

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#5 posted 91 days ago

Pretty cool. Was it your own design?

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 91 days ago

Great looking box! Some amazing joints.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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oldnovice

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#7 posted 91 days ago

Interesting to say the least.
That looks like a difficult build with the curved sides and the box joints on those sides!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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mcoyfrog

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#8 posted 90 days ago

Very cool, I agree with Gene could you explain the process, you have created a really cool piece

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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The Box Whisperer

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#9 posted 90 days ago

Im guessing it was made with oversized finger joints and then cut out on a bandsaw?

-- "despite you best efforts and your confidence that your smarter and faster than a saw blade at 10k rpm…. your not …." - Charles Neil

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LeTurbo

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#10 posted 90 days ago

Very nice indeed.

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Matt1475

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#11 posted 90 days ago

The Box Whisperer nailed it. I started with large finger joints, cut the basic shape on the band saw, and the did A LOT of filing

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tomd

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#12 posted 90 days ago

Great looking box and nice design.

-- Tom D

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bobasaurus

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#13 posted 90 days ago

Quite a clever technique. I’ll have to try this someday.

-- Allen, Colorado

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JL7

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#14 posted 90 days ago

Very unique…..keep up the new designs…...

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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aussiedave

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#15 posted 90 days ago

Great looking box…very cool. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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