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Project by dgreen50 posted 04-05-2015 07:28 PM 1301 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A simple box made from Mahogany and Curly Maple. The finish is gloss lacquer and to achieve the gloss; grain filler (Aqua coat) was used on the mahogany. The bottom of the box was lyptus veneer plywood which very closely matched the Mahogany.

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#1 posted 04-05-2015 07:36 PM

dgreen, glad to see you posting after such a long hiatus.

Many of the new woodworkers I talk to want to know what projects they should practice on.
I recommend they practice on simple, square, boxes. Even though it looks easy, making a box ‘square’ takes a lot more skill than a lot of people have.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#2 posted 04-05-2015 09:06 PM

So nicely done that it looks a lot more than just a basic box.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 04-06-2015 06:21 PM

Dgreen, big improvement in the hinges. Nice job there.

-- Big Al in IN

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#4 posted 04-09-2015 01:26 AM

simply great. Well done

-- Let's do the best we can !

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