Pop top boxes

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Project by Ronald G Campbell posted 01-19-2015 02:18 AM 1560 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some small POP top boxes. Yes when you pull them open they pop. Tight fit. Have had a fit trying to get the right fit. Burned with india ink applied about 3 inches in size

Yes as always Critiques are just fine

-- Ron Campbell

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#1 posted 01-19-2015 02:58 AM

Very neat boxes Ron, must be a very tight fit to make the pop. Really like the finish and the burning.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#2 posted 01-19-2015 03:27 AM

I sure hope those lids stay as they are now..i have yet to make one that did not expand or contract over time….the little flower on top is a nice touch

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#3 posted 01-19-2015 07:54 AM

Interesting Ron, I love the embellishment.
Thanks for showing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#4 posted 01-19-2015 12:25 PM

Very nice work….looked at the rest of your projects and really impressed!!!

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#5 posted 01-19-2015 12:32 PM

Very nice. I like the flower bling there. Could you take a pic with the lid off? Thnx in advance

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 01-19-2015 04:06 PM

Great boxes! How did you keep the ink from bleeding into the wood where it was not wanted? I would also like to see a photo of the interior.

Switching topics – did you ever decide on a finial for your Burn Baby Burn project?

Thanks for posting, all of your projects are beautiful.

-- Leafherder

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#7 posted 01-19-2015 08:36 PM

Nice boxes. Flower motif and colour fits perfectly! RH

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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#8 posted 01-19-2015 11:32 PM

These Boxes are beautiful Ron….I have only ever made one or two boxes and thses inspire me to get working…
Thank you for sharing Again…!!!

-- WoodWrite, Busselton, Western Australia.

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Ronald G Campbell

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#9 posted 01-20-2015 02:12 AM

Mick I did turn these in the desert with humidity at 7% so they are as small as they could be. Not sure what happens when I send them north as they are both sold. They can be sanded too if they expand. Leafherder I sprayed them with very light coats of lacquer and they would not then spread. India ink is non alcohol so it does not dilute in finishes. I have not tried any wipe ons yet.
Lefherder yes I did add interior photos. These are my first so I did not work hard on the interior I wanted to learn the fit process

-- Ron Campbell

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#10 posted 01-20-2015 02:18 PM

Nice cup-boxes. Ink drwings are wonderful.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 01-20-2015 09:57 PM

Always nice & pleasurable to make these little pieces Ron, the embellishment sets them of lovely.
You sure need stable timber for this type of work mate,well done

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#12 posted 01-21-2015 05:17 PM

Sweet boxes, Ron!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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