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Project by nayo posted 02-27-2015 02:23 AM 1886 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We made this box for a lady who wanted something to put her jewelry.
i had some troubles trying to design the hinges and i tried in the pc in sketchup and did not work, then i tried some pen and paper and did not work either, i think i needed more eraser!.

anyway, i saw some boxes that sultanofsawdust had made, and asked him for some advice, he kindly replied and game me some instructions, and there you have it, we got it done and worked perfectly.

She love it and some of her coworkers asked me for some of the same boxes for them.

thanks for reading.

N





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majuvla

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#1 posted 02-27-2015 04:44 AM

Outstanding box! The one on my ’’must make’’ list. Wood colour is awsome.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 02-27-2015 10:09 AM

I can only agree with Ivan the wood choice is most attractive

-- Regards Robert

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Roger

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#3 posted 02-27-2015 12:48 PM

Very slick nayo. Some fine details. I like how it operates like a tackle box

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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CFrye

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#4 posted 02-27-2015 01:36 PM

Your perseverance has paid off in a beautiful box, a happy customer and more orders! Awesome, Nayo! Has your wife claimed one? Thank you for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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jeffswildwood

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#5 posted 02-27-2015 02:05 PM

Very nice. Also on my must try someday list.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 02-27-2015 02:08 PM

You really have done a nice job on this box. Congratulations

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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nayo

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#7 posted 02-27-2015 02:10 PM

thanks!, that would be cedar, but its from the outer part, the one closest to the bark. and the first ones that i tried to make were for my wife’s tools, they are still there unfinished. but now i will have to make a new one for her as this is way better that the unfinished ones.

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KelvinGrove

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#8 posted 02-27-2015 03:21 PM

How did you determine the location for the hinges to attach? Or does it matter all that much?

-- Tim P. Calhoun GA. If traffic is passing you on the right, YOU ARE IN THE WRONG DAMN LANE.

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BCDesign

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#9 posted 02-27-2015 11:52 PM

Awesome work Nayo!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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nayo

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#10 posted 02-27-2015 11:57 PM

KelvinGrove, i tried to make make my own measurements, but i failed, , mostly the boxes did not align properly, i had to go by the pattern to make it work.

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#11 posted 02-28-2015 07:47 AM

Nice project Nayo. Very good work!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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ralbuck

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#12 posted 02-28-2015 08:54 PM

Captivating!

Great job.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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