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Motawi Tile and Quartersawn oak. Dye and satin poly finish
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#1 posted 03-11-2009 06:14 PM
I’ve been wanting to build a similar project, but the tiles are very expensive. Could you please let me know where you purchased your’s.
Your box turned out beautifully.
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#2 posted 03-11-2009 06:21 PM
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#3 posted 03-11-2009 06:33 PM
I like it. Different. Cool design.
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#4 posted 03-11-2009 06:40 PM
This is a really nice box. I particularly like the lid design and had one of these on my to-do list but never could find the time for it.
Nice job on the build.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#5 posted 03-11-2009 07:07 PM
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#6 posted 03-11-2009 07:43 PM
I like this one. I will have to make one of these.
-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...
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#7 posted 03-11-2009 09:03 PM
Very nice box! Thanks for sharing.
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#8 posted 01-24-2010 07:25 AM
I like this very much….Do you have the dimensions?
-- ALS IK KAN “to the best of my ability,”
#9 posted 01-25-2010 01:22 AM
The box is about 8×8 x 5. I built mine after looking at an example from Schlabaugh and Sons in a gift shop. Wood Magazine ran an article on a very similar design in Nov 2006 (issue 173 page 68). Their design has a hinged lid while my lid is not connected.
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#10 posted 01-25-2010 01:49 AM
nice work, did you use the same finnish plan as in wood mag?
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#11 posted 01-25-2010 02:01 AM
The finish was a bit a powdered red mahogany dye dissolved in General Finishes oak stain. Topcoated with General wiping oil/varish satin poly.
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