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Project by rrdesigns posted 09-06-2009 02:31 AM 1874 views 7 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box was made from Ambrosia Maple with a Curly Shedua top and base plate. The accent spline is walnut. It has half lap joints which I cut with a dovetail saw then pared to fit. I glued the box up using two band clamps, cut the groove for the spline on the table saw and then shaped the box with a block plane. The spline was added last. This was my first attempt at shaping wood with hand tools.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 09-06-2009 02:33 AM

Hey Beth
This is a super fine sushi box great build and fantastic wood

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Mikeyf56

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#2 posted 09-06-2009 02:45 AM

Beth, that’s gorgeous.

-- Powered by Smith & Wilson~~~

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#3 posted 09-06-2009 03:05 AM

Looks good from here!! Welcome to LJ :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Rj

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#4 posted 09-06-2009 03:12 AM

Beth this is outstanding!

Great Job!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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Walnut_Weasel

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#5 posted 09-06-2009 03:13 AM

Wish my first project turned out this good… Great job!

-- James - www.walnutweasel.wordpress.com

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#6 posted 09-06-2009 03:26 AM

Beth, great looking box. That top looks amazing. Welcome to Lj’s.

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Woodwrecker

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#7 posted 09-06-2009 03:46 AM

That came out beautiful Beth.
The grain pattern is spectacular!

-- All glory comes from daring to begin. ~ Eugene F. Ware

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#8 posted 09-06-2009 03:54 AM

Very nice!!!

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

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#9 posted 09-06-2009 08:02 AM

Great box. Love that grain pattern. Great build.

Welcome to LJ’s!

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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WoodSpanker

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#10 posted 09-06-2009 08:58 AM

MMmmMMmmMMmm Sushi…..

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#11 posted 09-06-2009 11:06 AM

Great job Beth, I love everything about it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 09-06-2009 04:04 PM

Beth,
Really like the design and your choice of woods. Great look all around.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#13 posted 09-06-2009 04:57 PM

Hey Beth, nice to meet you.

That is a very nice little box, you got skills.
I would love to see a picture of the inside, and maybe a little insight on how you shaped it.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#14 posted 09-06-2009 05:14 PM

excellent !

wonderful design ,
and crafting .

show us how .

welcome !

-- 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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DMR

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#15 posted 09-06-2009 08:49 PM

Awesome! I second David’s request for you to show us how to make this lovely box! Love your choice of wood!
Donna

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