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Project by JB posted 12-26-2008 12:45 AM 1980 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Started these boxes on the 18th of December. Finished them on the 22nd. I’m starting Christmas gifts in Sept/Oct next year. It was a bit of a rush job, I could have done better. but the wife, daughter, and mother seem to be happy.

Fours days to do 3 boxes. I think it would take 3 days to do one box. I have never been one of those box maker guys. I have a gained respect for the guys that are in to it. Those things are hard to make.

I think I’ll do cutting board next year!

-- JB

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#1 posted 12-26-2008 03:52 AM

Not bad for a 3-4 day project.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 12-26-2008 05:54 AM

Looks Good to Me Great Job How Did you Do the Hinges

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#3 posted 12-26-2008 12:57 PM

I think you did just fine, from what I can see. Especially with the tight time constraint.

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#4 posted 12-26-2008 04:13 PM

Hinges are just on the surface. No mortice. They were all I could find on short notice. Turned into a fun project. Boxes can be tough. My skills have been improved :) .

-- JB

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#5 posted 12-26-2008 10:26 PM

Bloody good, especially in the time.

-- Stanley generally struggling

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#6 posted 12-27-2008 07:31 PM

I feel your pain, I seem to wait until the last minute every year also. Great job!

-- You're Born, You Die... The rest is up to you! NO FEAR

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