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Music Box with Glass

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Project by Bob Areddy posted 02-05-2009 03:19 PM 1715 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This simple, yet elegant box takes a minimum of materials, but because there is such a little amount of surface area to be joined, precision is required.

Each side was built up on it’s own using a jig to hold everything square and tight, then once dry, it was glued together. No miters, just a butt joint.

It’s made from Cherry and Walnut.

-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood





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lew

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#1 posted 02-05-2009 04:18 PM

Gorgeous!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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woodworm

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#2 posted 02-05-2009 04:20 PM

This is really beautiful. Not only we listen the sound of music, we can see the performer live!
Great job, Rareddy!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 02-05-2009 06:41 PM

Very nicely done. Did you do the glass work? I used to use a lot of sand blasted wildlife scenes in my gun cabinets (Some are posted on my sight). Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 02-05-2009 07:23 PM

I really like the design..very creative!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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Bob Areddy

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#5 posted 02-05-2009 07:44 PM

I’m afraid I can’t take credit for the glass work, but found a nice source online (don’t know if I still have the link) for those little panels. They are beveled, and the design is relieved into the glass.

-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood

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#6 posted 02-05-2009 10:39 PM

gorgeous work – i like the contrast in the woods.
very nice.

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#7 posted 02-06-2009 01:30 PM

really nice

-- making sawdust....

#8 posted 01-19-2010 01:41 AM

Looks a little bit like my Louix XIV box.
Really nice with the glasses!

-- Charles-Etienne Sauvé-Faucher, Ebéniste.

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