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maple an purple heart box

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Project by okwoodshop posted 09-26-2009 at 08:31 PM 2458 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

maple and purpleheart box wipe on poly finish





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navyman

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#1 posted 09-26-2009 at 08:33 PM

that ant nothing but SWEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! it looks just great..

-- Michael . USN ( Ret ) Batesville,AR

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#2 posted 09-26-2009 at 08:34 PM

Very nice design!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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bibb

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#3 posted 09-26-2009 at 08:42 PM

nice lines with a good balance of color. Nice job

-- "Imagination is more important than knowledge" Bibb in CO at http://katanadesign.com

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#4 posted 09-26-2009 at 09:13 PM

A show stopper great work

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#5 posted 09-26-2009 at 09:28 PM

Nice looking box!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#6 posted 09-26-2009 at 11:25 PM

Fantastic box. Great choice of woods and outstanding design.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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#7 posted 09-27-2009 at 04:38 AM

Beautiful box. I like the way the bottom rails feather into the legs, and just about everything else about it too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 09-27-2009 at 06:12 AM

Very well done.

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#9 posted 09-27-2009 at 07:40 AM

Great job!!! How long did you let the Purple Heart sit after sanding? I have learned on here that allowing it to sit for a cpl days allows the purple to bleed back out, thus taking away some of the brownish color. However, I learned the hard way yesterday after sanding my wife’s Purple Heart/Rock Maple cutting boards to a nice 320 grit finish, I placed them in the sun for an hour or two was a very bad idea!!!! The boards started warping, I took them in to the Air-conditioned house, poured a stiff drink and sat there thinking, “wow did I just trash all that work?” I woke up this morning and the boards returned to perfectly flat…. Thank-you woodworking gods!!!
Again, nice beautiful work!
Ken

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 09-27-2009 at 07:50 AM

Great job. I love the way the edge banding/legs/feet all blend together. What are the dimensions? It looks like a decent sized box (pretty deep inside). Nice craftsmanship. You should be very proud of your work!

-- Tom, Simsbury, CT

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okwoodshop

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#11 posted 09-27-2009 at 08:54 AM

ken, i wish i had known that about waiting, i ass u me-d the opposite. oh well i will put that tidbit with the others (now where was that??)

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#12 posted 09-30-2009 at 10:28 AM

nice combination of woods and design.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#13 posted 01-03-2010 at 03:57 PM

Very nice design on the box. I love small box making and seeing a new design is a treat. Great contrast.

-- The safest place to be is within the will of God. God Bless. Michael

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