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Project by Matt1475 posted 04-22-2014 12:41 PM 2049 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 04-22-2014 12:52 PM

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

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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#2 posted 04-22-2014 01:27 PM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#3 posted 04-22-2014 02:05 PM

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 04-22-2014 02:28 PM

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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#5 posted 04-22-2014 04:53 PM

Pretty cool. Was it your own design?

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

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#6 posted 04-22-2014 05:23 PM

Great looking box! Some amazing joints.

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

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#7 posted 04-22-2014 05:28 PM

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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#8 posted 04-22-2014 06:48 PM

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 04-22-2014 07:15 PM

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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#10 posted 04-22-2014 08:34 PM

Very nice indeed.

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Matt1475

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#11 posted 04-22-2014 08:38 PM

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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#12 posted 04-22-2014 11:54 PM

Great looking box and nice design.

-- Tom D

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#13 posted 04-23-2014 01:58 AM

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

-- Allen, Colorado

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#14 posted 04-23-2014 03:33 AM

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

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#15 posted 04-23-2014 11:35 AM

Great looking box…very cool. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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