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I have made a couple of dozen in the past year. They are nice gifts.
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#1 posted 10-16-2008 03:07 PM
Very nice music boxes and an excellent idea for gifts!
Thanks for the idea :^)
-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.
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#2 posted 10-17-2008 01:04 AM
Hello and welcome to LJs…..Do you find that Pine gives a nice quality to the sound , or have you experimented with other woods as well ? Where do you get your movements from ? Do you have any other pictures to show us of your projects ? Thanks for posting : )
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#3 posted 10-17-2008 05:15 AM
The only wood I have used for the boxes so far is red oak. I like to work with it and I like the way it takes a finish. I am going to try some mahogany in a couple of weeks. The movements come from Klockit, ordered on line. I got small hinges and rubber feet at the local hardwares or Walmart.
#4 posted 10-19-2008 05:25 AM
I’m sorry , on my monitor the box looks just like some Southern Yellow Pine that I have in stock . Red Oak , ay …my bad : )
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#5 posted 10-21-2008 01:32 PM
Beautiful little box, make it a tad bigger and it would make a wonderful jewlery box. Nice job on the finish. Nice job.
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
#6 posted 10-21-2008 04:10 PM
These boxes are 4” wide X 6 1/2” long, 2 3/4 inches high. The ladies that have received them filled them with their “stuff”. I agree that they could be larger.
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