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Project by DanielP posted 05-27-2014 02:21 AM 3598 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

3 1/2” h x 4 1/2” d x 6 1/4” w

This maple for this box came from Home Depot. Kind of playing around with this one. Curves mostly shaped with Iwasaki files and sanding. Wife likes it, I’m not so sure. thanks for looking





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 05-27-2014 02:24 AM

Very nice looking box. Love the wood.

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

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#2 posted 05-27-2014 02:53 AM

Those are some pretty dominant stripes in the maple. Great selection. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#3 posted 05-27-2014 10:11 AM

If the wife likes iit, dont be saying anything more.

doubleDD has the stripes covered.

Iwasaki files ? I will need to go look them up, for my own education.

I am seriuosly thinking of replicating your curves work, so standby for a metric version soon.

A overall stumnning box, and workmans ship worthy of credit !

Well done !!

-- Regards Robert

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#4 posted 05-27-2014 11:26 AM

Very nice box and the wood is beautiful…great job. Thanks for sharing..

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

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#5 posted 05-27-2014 12:30 PM

very nice design, a gift for a queen for sure. all your other work is fantastic too

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 05-27-2014 02:46 PM

Excellent use of the “unintended” tiger maple. I occasionally find tiger maple in the stock at big box stores, sometimes the whole board and other times just part of a board, and I hang onto it for WW projects. Funny thing is it’s considered reject wood by many, because the grain is all wavy-like and won’t match their cabinets or whatever the wood is intended for.

Your wife likes the box, I like the box, you’re outvoted…. it’s a nice box.

-- There are three types of people in this world... those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who wonder what happened.

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#7 posted 05-27-2014 03:42 PM

That’s a nice design. You did a great job on it.

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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#8 posted 05-27-2014 03:58 PM

THanks for the kind comments everyone.

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#9 posted 05-27-2014 06:54 PM

Great wood grain figure

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

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#10 posted 05-27-2014 08:28 PM

You got a great looking shape on this box, and the overall workmanship and design is excellent.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 05-28-2014 02:34 AM

THanks guys!

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#12 posted 05-28-2014 08:48 PM

Must be a fun build. Nice box and wood finish. Well done.

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