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Curved Checkerboard Box

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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 01-23-2016 09:22 PM 1424 views 10 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After making many ‘rectangular’ shaped boxes I wanted to try something different. In this box, I combined a geometric checkerboard pattern with an organic shape. The box is made from 42 black walnut and maple blocks.
The box is approximately 3” x 3” x 2 ½”
Roger

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.rogergaborski.com





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#1 posted 01-23-2016 09:30 PM

Just saw this today as Roger was kind enough to give me a tour of his shop and his CNC machine. Thanks Roger and great work.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#2 posted 01-23-2016 09:36 PM

Great box, nice twist on the usual.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 01-23-2016 09:39 PM

Very cool design and super build Roger.

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#4 posted 01-23-2016 09:44 PM

did you do this with a cnc or band saw? very nice look, might try and make one.

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#5 posted 01-23-2016 10:19 PM

One BEAUTIFUL box, Roger. Nicely done.
Roman

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#6 posted 01-23-2016 10:56 PM

Yup this one caught my eye. You nailed this one. Just right.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#7 posted 01-24-2016 01:47 AM

Great design and very well executed, Roger. I’m glad I got a chance to see this gem.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#8 posted 01-24-2016 02:10 AM

beautiful box , great build

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#9 posted 01-24-2016 03:29 AM

Wow! That is an awesome idea, and very well executed! Beautiful box.

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#10 posted 01-24-2016 06:14 AM

This box can’t hold many checkers ….. but it is an ingenious design and build!
An awesome project Roger!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#11 posted 01-24-2016 12:32 PM

Tis a beauty.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#12 posted 01-24-2016 02:22 PM

great looking box!!!

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#13 posted 01-24-2016 03:08 PM

Very cool looking.

-- While teaching a class, a gentlemen once asked me: "When chip carving an intricate design, what do you do when you are almost finished and the wood breaks off?" I replied "Cover the kids ears."

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#14 posted 01-24-2016 03:38 PM

Awesome project – very creative.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#15 posted 01-24-2016 03:47 PM

I saw this box last night while browsing through Projects and thought to myself that’s going to make it to the top 3. Not surprised… that’s a very nice and unique box.

-- The first cordless tool was a stick. The first power tool was a rock.

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