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Project by Isra posted 11-30-2015 04:01 PM 878 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi, this is my last work. I have been making this box using only hand tools, for the lat week. It is made of oak (an old oak from the forest near by my home) and a bit of quarter sawn maple (for the side inlays), redwood and quarter sawn red cedar for the bottoms. The joinery is secret mitre dovetails for the oak and half blind dovetails for the oak and maple. Finished with shellac for the outside and just planing for the inside.
I hope you like it.

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com





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balidoug

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#1 posted 12-01-2015 01:57 AM

I’m humbled. really nice hand work.

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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Isra

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#2 posted 12-01-2015 07:44 AM

Thank you so much!

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com

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Jim Rowe

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#3 posted 12-01-2015 09:27 AM

Beautiful workmanship.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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Isra

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#4 posted 12-01-2015 12:49 PM

Thanks a lot Jim.

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com

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