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Project by Copperjock posted 2006 days ago 1488 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box came from a Doug Stowe book, “Basic Box Making.” Walnut sides, oak ply bottom, quilted maple top and ash keys. I made five of these for Christmas gifts, it would have been six but brain-farted in the process and ruined one… but hey, ya gotta break some eggs, right?

-- All the test cuts in the world won't stop you from cutting the outside when you meant to cut the inside. doh!





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BarryW

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#1 posted 2006 days ago

Nicely done…the givees…also known as recipients of your presents will appreciate them for years to come.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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woodworm

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#2 posted 2006 days ago

Nice box. I like the keys style..

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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ellen35

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#3 posted 2006 days ago

Very nice. I just sent for some box making books. I hope mine come out as nice.
Thanks for posting this!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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russty

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#4 posted 2006 days ago

great looking box
yea i know what you mean
brook a few egg my self

-- With God's help all things are possible- even woodworking

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#5 posted 2006 days ago

Sweet little box.

Break some eggs? You wanna see my scrap bin? :-)

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

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rance

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#6 posted 1424 days ago

Nice looking boxes.

Yeah, me too re. the eggs. That’s why I try to make an extra or two. If no broken eggs, then I can sell them to recoup some of the cost, or keep for myself. Actually, most broken eggs now become design changes. :D

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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