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Project by GerardoArg1 posted 78 days ago 1484 views 12 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone!
Last 8th was the birthday of my sister, no have anything in mind and the last moment, inspired by my last job, I thought it would be good to make a small box.
Using this Japanese closure system (not if you call him so, Cdaniels mentioned he never saw one so in 5 years Any other LJ in Japan?, I understand that is a traditional system, it would be good to know. Anyway you stay the name “Japanese close”, ha ha ha)
Well, following the idea. Take small pine boards 0.5 cm thick. I made the appropriate cuts, then sand and glue, later take a few small pieces of cedar, the same thickness as that use crossbars for the cover. Once again all glued sanded and finished matter.
Very happy with the result and thinking of doing some different size models soon.
The measures was thinking that could be used to store pens
Thanks for looking and big hug to all!
Gerardo

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)





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RogerBean

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#1 posted 78 days ago

Cute little box. Nicely done.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 78 days ago

Very handy little box. Good job sir.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Northwest29

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#3 posted 78 days ago

Nicely done and original design.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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mafe

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#4 posted 78 days ago

Super fine little box, I do love the Japanese tool box closure.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Jim Rowe

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#5 posted 78 days ago

What a lovely present for your sister!
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 78 days ago

Nice Clever design!!................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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jaykaypur

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#7 posted 78 days ago

Nice compact design. Anyone would like this.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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eddie

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#8 posted 77 days ago

too cool . love the design

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