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Project by FloridaArt posted 10-11-2014 10:35 PM 1330 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

October, 2014—Small boxes made of hardwood. Tools used include table saw, power miter saw, router, palm sander, drill press. Decided to give the band saw a rest. :-)

Joinery includes splines or keys on the corners. Fish are painted wood that came from a thrift store find. Finish is multiple coats of water-based gloss poly, brushed on. Last photo shows a tissue box for scale only.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





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tntro

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#1 posted 10-11-2014 10:40 PM

Great job they look super nice you are a good woodworker keep up the good work

-- dale

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#2 posted 10-12-2014 02:19 AM

Looken’ good Art

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#3 posted 10-12-2014 04:57 AM

cool boxes Art, lousy pics but great boxes.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#4 posted 10-12-2014 10:05 AM

Both are very nice Art.

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#5 posted 10-12-2014 01:16 PM

Really nice! Did you make the fish also? Good job.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#6 posted 10-12-2014 01:32 PM

You really made “simple” look amazing. You showed off the wood incredibly. Nice work

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#7 posted 10-12-2014 02:51 PM

Simple yet effective. Nice boxes.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#8 posted 10-12-2014 03:26 PM

I like Em nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 10-12-2014 06:15 PM

These turned out nicely.

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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#10 posted 10-13-2014 03:58 AM

I like the fishes!!!

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#11 posted 10-19-2014 09:48 PM

A very nice combo of woods, and beautiful boxes. Really like the different feet you added

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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