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Project by boxman posted 04-02-2009 03:22 AM 1174 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small music box , i used 1/8” thick spalted maple & 1/8” maple burl ,laminated them , & reversed the showing sides, inside & out ,top & bottom, i just used a lift off lid with a brass knob in the middle,i made the box & put the musical windup in the box then enclosed it so you can’t see the windup, i had some small oak trim & used it to line the bottom, the finish was natural danish oil, & wipe-on poly, again with the spalted wood & the burl this little project went well for me.
hope you enjoy—john

-- john, Moose Jaw, Sask, j.soika@shaw.ca





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#1 posted 04-02-2009 03:49 AM

it’s beautiful …

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#2 posted 04-02-2009 03:51 AM

Gorgeous wood!! A great job

-- Dan Wiggins

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#3 posted 04-02-2009 06:26 AM

Beautiful. I like the spalted maple & maple burl.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 04-02-2009 01:35 PM

How are you milling your thin stock? I have the hardest time just trying to produce 1/4 stock fro drawers.

-- Wipe the blood stains from your blade before coming in.--

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#5 posted 04-02-2009 02:51 PM

wonderful wood selection. Well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 04-03-2009 12:44 AM

i got the wood from a company in B.C. can be see on line at;
www.fine-woods.com , they supply woods for making guitars & i used the woods for my boxes.

-- john, Moose Jaw, Sask, j.soika@shaw.ca

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