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Project by Woodwrecker posted 09-06-2009 03:09 AM 1828 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK, so posting anything in the same week as my friend David, is like performing on the Ed Sullivan show, RIGHT AFTER THE BEATLES…...Forget about it !!!
But all the materials in this project were headed for the landfill and I figured I’d give them a little more time before they were through.
I’m getting a kick out of goofing around with that router template pattern maker too.
This is like a United Nations box. The frame is Oak. The bottom is Baltic ply. The lid is Mahogany and the trim is Walnut. The cast-offs from a cabinet shop and a large stamping plant are my main sources and they are real nice people. The prices are right too…..
I’m going to keep practicing….bear with me..

Thanks for looking.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.





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Loucarb

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#1 posted 09-06-2009 03:24 AM

It looks like your doing. pretty good. Nice looking box.

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 09-06-2009 03:53 AM

That’s a very nice assembly of odds and ends. This is a perfect example of why you should never throw wood away.

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

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cabinetmaster

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#3 posted 09-06-2009 03:56 AM

Yea Charlie. Tell my wife that. Eric, that’s a great looking box from what was headed to the dump.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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WoodyWoodWrecker

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#4 posted 09-06-2009 03:58 AM

If that’s practice, I can’t wait to see the performance.

-- You always have tomorrow to stop procrastinating.

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patron

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#5 posted 09-06-2009 04:04 AM

dovetails trump miters !

you win the pot .

thank you for the compliment ,
and mine to you !

you put your heart in it ( 4 times )
and that’s all that matters .

keep it up ,
you are good at it !

-- 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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a1Jim

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#6 posted 09-06-2009 04:10 AM

Nice Looking box cool job.

Hey David You must have missed the title Don't Look Patron !))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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patron

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#7 posted 09-06-2009 04:18 AM

this guy is into advertising too !

-- 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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scrappy

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#8 posted 09-06-2009 04:56 AM

Great box. Love the use of all the different scraps.

You did a fantastic job with that router template too.

Now I have to go look at Davids box. and compare. haha

Kep it up.

Scrappy

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

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gagewestern

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#9 posted 09-06-2009 05:05 AM

i like the mix

-- gagewestern

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gagewestern

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#10 posted 09-06-2009 05:05 AM

i like the mix

-- gagewestern

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#11 posted 09-06-2009 06:02 AM

Very nice wreck, Woodwrecker :-))

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

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#12 posted 09-06-2009 08:07 AM

What a nice title! “United Nations box”. A great creation out of scrap.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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degoose

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#13 posted 09-06-2009 11:46 AM

Super box and I love the way you have mastered the template. Milescraft if I am not mistaken.. btw what bit are you using?

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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ellen35

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#14 posted 09-06-2009 12:33 PM

Eric,
I know what you mean about posting after David… but you have one nice piece here!
I love the dove tails, the combination lends itself to nice contrast, and the price was right!
Nice work.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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spanky46

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#15 posted 09-06-2009 01:13 PM

Great looking box! If I made it I would show it off!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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