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Project by cajunpen posted 11-25-2014 01:58 AM 1899 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another box, this one is made up of Walnut, Tiger Maple and Mahogany. It is another 8 sided Birds Eye Joinery box. Measures 10 1/4” long x 8” wide x 5 1/2” deep. Finished with 2 coats of Shellac and 3 coats of Deft Spray Lacquer.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 11-25-2014 02:45 AM

Now that is a nice specimen of craftsmanship.
Great colors

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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kiefer

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#2 posted 11-25-2014 02:58 AM

interesting shape and construction technique and nice accenting woods .
What will it be used for?

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 11-25-2014 03:20 AM

Beautiful box Bill. The joinery looks good.

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

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Boxguy

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#4 posted 11-25-2014 03:52 AM

Bill, I think I know how these joints were made, but could you show us a close up of the joint itself and maybe the bit you used to cut them with? Great shape and ideas on these boxes. Keep boxing and keep posting, Cagey.

-- Big Al in IN

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 11-25-2014 06:05 AM

Tricky joinery, and you pulled it off beautifully. Really great box, Bill.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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jaykaypur

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#6 posted 11-25-2014 12:16 PM

Angles, angles, angles! You did a great job on this and I really like the joinery. Very well done.

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

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luv2learn

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#7 posted 11-25-2014 05:00 PM

I really like the style and wood combinations you have chosen for this box.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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hoss12992

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#8 posted 11-25-2014 05:10 PM

That is really cool. Love the contrasting of the woods and the jointery. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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robscastle

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#9 posted 11-25-2014 07:27 PM

It is a very nice box and skillful work process.
At first I thought you used different thicknesses of timber until I saw the second picture.

So I have to agree with Big Al, a blog or some construction notes showing the overall process would be well received !!
Good work and thanks for posting!!

-- Regards Robert

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majuvla

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#10 posted 11-25-2014 07:55 PM

Realy interesting combination of wood and joinery.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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cajunpen

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#11 posted 11-25-2014 09:06 PM



It is a very nice box and skillful work process.
At first I thought you used different thicknesses of timber until I saw the second picture.

So I have to agree with Big Al, a blog or some construction notes showing the overall process would be well received !!
Good work and thanks for posting!!

- robscastle

Robert, the inspiration for this came from a video that I watched posted by David Henry – take a look at this video and several others that he has been generous enough to post -” http://davidhenrywoodarts.com/videos.html":http://davidhenrywoodarts.com/videos.html

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Duckster

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#12 posted 11-26-2014 01:58 AM

Very unique, I like unique!! Good work.

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus

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Roger

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#13 posted 12-03-2014 01:41 AM

Nice build.

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

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