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This box is pine with walnut on the lid, it is lined with painted canvas and the hinges and handles are hand made.
-- Lumberdog.. Morley, Michigan
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#1 posted 10-01-2009 02:55 PM
Nice looking boxes! I see plugs on the corners. Did you screw / counterbore / plug the corners, or did you use another technique? What are the dimensions of your boxes?
-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland
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#2 posted 10-01-2009 03:32 PM
Those boxes are great, but the hinges are a show stopper.
My hand made hinges look like they were in an explosion compared to yours!
Very nice work!
-- Eric, central Florida
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#3 posted 10-01-2009 03:33 PM
Nice boxes, I really like the wooden hinges.
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#4 posted 10-01-2009 05:11 PM
really cool … i like the curved lid
-- Paul , Calfornia
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#5 posted 10-01-2009 05:24 PM
Great Job and wonderful details.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
#6 posted 10-01-2009 09:45 PM
Thank you chesapeakebob, i no longer own these boxes but the dimensions are about 18” x 12” x 10” tall.the box with the walnut on the lid is put together with wooden dowels, there are only 2 screws in it and they are holding the lid support arm. I donated this box to be raffled off at the last black powder shoot we had.
The one with the curved lid is put together with dowels and brass tacks, there are some nails on the inside. I sold this one.
#7 posted 10-01-2009 10:01 PM
Nice boxes whitedog, i have built tables out of drift wood i picked up along the river bank and combined it with barn lumber but that was years ago. I am always looking for special pieces of wood ( hence the name lumberdog ), a couple of yrs. ago i traded a screen door i had made for about 400 bd. ft. of spalted maple, all 10 ft. long and 5”to 12” wide. I have a friend that has a saw mill and he is always setting stuff off to the side for me.
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#8 posted 10-02-2009 07:52 AM
Fantastic boxes. Love all the dowel work. Great hand made hinges, I agree with Woodwrecker, Mine are pitifull compared to these hinges.
Keep up the inspirational work.
-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!
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#9 posted 10-18-2010 11:47 AM
Very nice boxes Lumberdog. Great dowel work and homemade hinges
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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