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Project by Monty Queen posted 07-02-2009 08:24 AM 1829 views 8 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw this box in a magazine for router bits so i bought the bits and made this box. It was not two hard the legs was a little tricky to put on the box. I used this box to practice, the next one i will make will be out of walnut. Sorry the last picture is blurry

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.





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coloradoclimber

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#1 posted 07-02-2009 08:36 AM

That’s a good looking box. When I first saw it I thought maybe it was made from pre-milled crown moulding. I particularly like the paint job and decorations. I’m looking forward to seeing the walnut version.

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Don K.

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#2 posted 07-02-2009 08:44 AM

I agree with coloradoclimber, I first thought it was crown molding…very nice job !!!

-- Don S.E. OK

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kolwdwrkr

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#3 posted 07-02-2009 08:53 AM

looking good, keep them coming. And Welcome

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#4 posted 07-02-2009 01:18 PM

Nice design and looks good ….welll done.

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Derrek LeRouax

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#5 posted 07-02-2009 01:55 PM

Like the box. Great excuse to buy new router bits too!

-- Derrek L.

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#6 posted 07-02-2009 02:40 PM

I really like the design and very nice for your 1st….

-- Follow your passion, and success will follow you.

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flcopper169

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#7 posted 07-02-2009 02:43 PM

Sweet box…

-- Happy and safe woodworking, Flcopper169@aol.com

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patron

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#8 posted 07-02-2009 03:08 PM

nice work !
walnut sounds good too for two .
welcome to LJ’S .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 07-02-2009 03:57 PM

Dang….that is outstanding.

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

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Dusty56

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#10 posted 07-02-2009 04:11 PM

Very nice ….I’ve seen those bits advertised as well…now I just might have to invest in them : ) The Pine that you used was also very nice quality and I like the painting and decorative pieces. Bring on the Walnut !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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MsDebbieP

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#11 posted 07-02-2009 05:04 PM

great job!!

addicted, now, I guess, huh? :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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POPSHOP

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#12 posted 07-02-2009 06:20 PM

Nice work ! For the feet , Did you use a specialized router bit ?

-- POPSHOP ,

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#13 posted 07-03-2009 01:08 AM

Hey Monty
Cool box well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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NorthGaMan

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#14 posted 07-03-2009 02:22 AM

Very nice finish, not often see one painted. I like it. Did you use the bit from American Eagle? I saw those also, was it very hard to use? Did you use a feather board on your router when passing by the blade?

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Marian Neagu

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#15 posted 07-10-2009 08:53 AM

Great box. Especially the legs. Keep up the good work

-- Marian Neagu - Targoviste, Romania

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