My first box

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Project by Triman posted 11-06-2008 01:10 AM 2990 views 14 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box to present a gift for my wife. It was my first attempt, and it has a few flaws, but I was happy overall. Zebrawood base, curly maple lid, ziricote walls.

-- Bruce, San Jose, Ca

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#1 posted 11-06-2008 01:22 AM

Beautiful!! I’ll bet she really loves it!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 11-06-2008 01:35 AM

Beautiful design and execution!

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

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#3 posted 11-06-2008 02:57 AM

Cool looking box! Nice job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 11-06-2008 03:00 AM

That’s really nice. The lid is awesome. Great wood.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 11-06-2008 03:35 AM

Very nice work. love the curly maple – ziricote contrasts of the lid and splines.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#6 posted 11-06-2008 04:53 AM

That is a gorgeous box. I like your choice of materials. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#7 posted 11-06-2008 09:36 AM

I like the design and types of wood that you have used, well done.


-- Woody, UK

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#8 posted 11-06-2008 02:35 PM

I really like your design, the box loos great. looks very well thought out.


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#9 posted 11-06-2008 05:01 PM

Great wood choices! Very sharp looking box

-- Regards, Norm

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#10 posted 11-06-2008 05:45 PM

A Great first effort..
show us more

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#11 posted 11-06-2008 06:04 PM

it’s beautiful.
Tears for sure!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#12 posted 11-06-2008 07:46 PM

This is a very pretty little box. I really like the design. Favorited!

-- Happy woodworking!

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#13 posted 11-06-2008 09:16 PM

Gorgeous in every detail : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#14 posted 11-07-2008 12:23 AM

Really beautiful work. Doesn’t look like a first time attempt for me.


-- Mark, Florida,

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#15 posted 11-07-2008 01:52 AM

Nice design. The design is very exquisite.

-- - Michael "Over 300000 species of trees, yet we take the credit for their beauty..."

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