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Asian style dovetail box

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Project by Gilp1014 posted 11-19-2008 09:45 PM 1338 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a QSWO box with a claro walnut top, legs and matching place mat i guess you can call it. none of the pictures will show it but the bottom of the box is made of slate.

-- Paul G. Chalfont ,PA





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Max

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#1 posted 11-19-2008 09:59 PM

Very nice combination of woods and design. It came out great..

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Derek Lyons

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#2 posted 11-19-2008 10:23 PM

What makes it Asian style?

-- Derek, Bremerton WA --

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Gilp1014

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#3 posted 11-19-2008 10:59 PM

i guess its really not but had more than one comment by people saying it has an Asian feel to it

-- Paul G. Chalfont ,PA

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Woodhacker

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#4 posted 11-20-2008 01:32 AM

It looks very nice. I like the design and the contrast of woods.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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SteveKorz

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#5 posted 11-20-2008 02:14 AM

Very nice, Paul… well done.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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Douglas Krueger

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#6 posted 11-20-2008 03:03 AM

Like the way you have placed the box on a pedestal which gives it a much more refined look than if it was just the box. The combination of woods works well together and the variety of the joinery shows off your craftsmanship.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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Raymondz

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#7 posted 11-20-2008 04:13 AM

That’s a great looking project!

-- - Ray

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brianinpa

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#8 posted 11-20-2008 04:23 AM

very nice box. A lot of detail in the joints.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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woodworm

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#9 posted 11-20-2008 04:33 AM

The box is beautiful. The wood is beautiful.
Looks like a little bit Nippon and a little bit Balinese – just what I feel.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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CharlieM1958

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#10 posted 11-20-2008 06:07 AM

Beautiful wood, design, and construction.

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

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#11 posted 11-20-2008 12:34 PM

It’s a very nice box and it looks greatly executed although I couldn’t help but laugh at Derek’s comment. Those who follow me will understand. :o)

Please show us more projects, what we’ve seen till now looks very nice.

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Dusty56

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#12 posted 12-12-2008 05:07 PM

The box is sweet and the Walnut has some gorgeous grain in it ! Great job : )

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

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