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Project by Chaotic posted 11-21-2008 08:42 PM 2132 views 10 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’ve done a few bandsaw boxes but this is the first mitered type box I’ve done. Design came from a book called “Making Great Boxes”. Still have to line the interior, but my navy blue flocking still hasn’t arrived.





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pyromedic602

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#1 posted 11-21-2008 09:17 PM

nice work. Welcome to LJ’S enjoy

-- Pyromedic602, free wood is always good wood

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christopheralan

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#2 posted 11-21-2008 09:50 PM

Nice box. I love the design.

-- christopheralan

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ratchet

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#3 posted 11-21-2008 09:58 PM

Excellent box! Good design materfully executed. Is it a gift or a personal treasure?

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Chaotic

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#4 posted 11-21-2008 10:23 PM

Gift for my Aunt.

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mtnwild

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#5 posted 11-21-2008 10:44 PM

Nice, beautiful wood. Great gift, she’ll love it.

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

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Don Newton

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#6 posted 11-21-2008 10:59 PM

It just goes to prove that you can fit a lot of design and joinery in a small project. Nicely done.

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#7 posted 11-21-2008 11:56 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. nice box

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 11-22-2008 02:05 AM

Sweeeet!!!

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

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Woodhacker

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#9 posted 11-22-2008 02:31 AM

Very nice job. I like the cherry/maple combination.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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Greg3G

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#10 posted 11-22-2008 02:50 AM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Very good execution. The box looks great.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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savannah505

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#11 posted 11-22-2008 03:21 AM

Sweet – love the combination

-- Dan Wiggins

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Scott Bryan

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#12 posted 11-22-2008 03:47 AM

This is a really nice box- both in its design and wood combination. Maple and cherry are a personal favorite of mine.

Well done. I enjoyed seeing this piece.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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darryl

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#13 posted 11-22-2008 05:22 AM

I have a magazine collection titled “America’s Best-Ever Woodworking Projects & Shop Tips” that has that same design in it. I’m working on making the pieces to allow my daughters to do the assembly work as our next father/daughter project.

your’s looks fantastic.

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trifern

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#14 posted 11-22-2008 07:26 AM

Beautiful box, thanks for sharing.

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

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miles125

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#15 posted 11-22-2008 02:42 PM

Great little box. Welcome to lumberjocks.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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