My first box

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Project by bbdog posted 03-15-2009 03:27 PM 1504 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first box, made from Ironbark and a decorative rim and base from Oregon.

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#1 posted 03-15-2009 04:48 PM


Welcome to Lumberjocks!! Looking forward to more of your projects!

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

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#2 posted 03-15-2009 05:08 PM

IT is nice to see wood boxes. They are my favorite projects. Very nice first wood box. I am still building the shop but the boxes will be soon be forthcoming.

Keep up the good work!!

-- Do what you say...Say what you do.

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#3 posted 03-15-2009 06:36 PM

Great box! I love the decorative bottom.
Welcome to LJ. This is one of the best sites for woodworkers…of any level!

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

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#4 posted 03-15-2009 07:13 PM

Not bad for a start .

Welcome to Lumberjocks community , the best woodworking community on the internet!

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#5 posted 03-15-2009 07:31 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. That’s an interesting wood. The dangerous thing about making boxes is that it is addictive.

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

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#6 posted 03-16-2009 02:55 AM

As Charlie just said, box building is very addictive…
You seem to be well on your way to making some nice pieces.


-- Anybody can become a woodworker, but only a Craftsman can hide his mistakes.

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#7 posted 03-22-2009 07:02 PM

that’s all it takes is ONE BOX & you’ll be hooked, nice job

-- john, Moose Jaw, Sask,

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#8 posted 05-28-2009 02:17 PM

I like the striped effect the Douglas Fir gives this piece.Its a nice accent in contrast to the sombre grain and color of the Iron Bark.
Boxes are addicting…be careful :-)

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#9 posted 05-28-2009 06:35 PM

good box with unique woods and design,good job

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