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Project by GerardoArg1 posted 05-12-2014 05:53 PM 1667 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 05-12-2014 07:12 PM

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 05-12-2014 08:03 PM

Very handy little box. Good job sir.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Northwest29

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#3 posted 05-12-2014 09:09 PM

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 05-12-2014 09:17 PM

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 05-12-2014 09:39 PM

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 05-12-2014 11:49 PM

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

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jaykaypur

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#7 posted 05-13-2014 09:05 AM

Nice compact design. Anyone would like this.

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eddie

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#8 posted 05-13-2014 11:42 AM

too cool . love the design

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