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Project by BritBoxmaker posted 07-05-2015 04:35 PM 1525 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An end grain pattern box

Construction – EZ Mitre, Shell box.

Dimensions – 110 mm x 100 mm x 60 mm high x 6 mm thick walls ( 3 mm core + 3 mm pattern). On a 6 mm plinth/inner.

Materials – Padauk, Purpleheart, Pau Amarello and Birch Ply.

Adhesives – PVA

Finish – Sanded to 240 Grit and finished with Spray Satin Acrylic

End grain was used for the pattern in order to make it more easily realisable.

The song that inspired it

https://youtu.be/c9P34hJ0WEY

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com





14 comments so far

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 07-05-2015 04:38 PM

What can I say? Incredibly wonderful! Believe it or not – I just listened to that tune yesterday. Very appropriate title to another wonderful project! :)

You are the BEST!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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kiefer

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#2 posted 07-05-2015 04:58 PM

I like it a lot Martyn!
That is a nice pattern and the colours are lovely .
I have been playing with a similar pattern for a new box design by coincidence .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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Dennis Zongker

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#3 posted 07-05-2015 05:04 PM

Great looking Box Martyn, the name fits the style perfectly!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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stefang

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#4 posted 07-05-2015 05:49 PM

Another nice one Martyn.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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shipwright

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#5 posted 07-05-2015 06:02 PM

Another winner Martyn.
I like the “flow” from top to side.
Kind of reminds me of an architectural water feature.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Druid

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#6 posted 07-05-2015 06:23 PM

Great design Martyn. I have to agree with the previous comments.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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RogerBean

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#7 posted 07-05-2015 08:29 PM

Nice indeed.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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Roger Gaborski

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#8 posted 07-05-2015 08:57 PM

Martyn,
Very nice box.
Roger

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.rogergaborski.com

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Roger

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#9 posted 07-06-2015 01:02 PM

Gr8 build as always Martyn.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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RPhillips

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#10 posted 07-06-2015 01:57 PM

Nice box and a great song… win-win!

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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Don Johnson

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#11 posted 07-06-2015 09:06 PM

We are running out of superlatives, Martyn, as you keep pushing the boundaries of design and accuracy of execution

-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk

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jaykaypur

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#12 posted 07-06-2015 11:37 PM

Top shelf! Beautiful craftsmanship, design, and woods used.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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jeepturner

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#13 posted 07-06-2015 11:37 PM

Very nice box. Thanks for the link to the Led. Some songs I forget about and then something random directs me to them and I am back in my young adulthood.

-- Mel,

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BritBoxmaker

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#14 posted 07-09-2015 08:26 PM

Thank you all for your continued support.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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