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Project by Dudley posted 10-09-2009 07:56 PM 1712 views 4 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made lots a mistakes on this one but I won’t tell if ya’ll don’t. Sendin it to my daughter in Jacksonville. Made of a block of cherry with black cherry lid & splines. Flocked with wine nylon flocking. Sooner or later I’ll get it right as long as I don’t run out of blocks. Maby I can get that famous dude to chop down another cherry tree. LOL

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.





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Kindlingmaker

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#1 posted 10-09-2009 08:12 PM

If there mistakes don’t tell me where they are because this box looks really great!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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bamasawduster

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#2 posted 10-09-2009 09:23 PM

Great box, Dudley. Photography just happens to be my other hobby also. If you shoot as well as you make sawdust, you must have some awesome photographs.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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knapster

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#3 posted 10-09-2009 09:30 PM

i like it i like it…i like it alot!

-- jk

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SCOTSMAN

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#4 posted 10-09-2009 09:33 PM

Nice dudley in fact very nice well done keep em coming regularly. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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AllorNoThumbs

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#5 posted 10-09-2009 09:57 PM

Looks pretty darn good to me Dudley!!!

-- enjoy your wood...

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WoodyWoodWrecker

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#6 posted 10-09-2009 11:31 PM

The only mistake I see is that you told people that you made mistakes. Nice box.

-- You always have tomorrow to stop procrastinating.

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littlecope

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#7 posted 10-10-2009 12:23 AM

I’ll take your word on the mistakes, Dudley, but I don’t see ‘em!! Really good looking little box. :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Dudley

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#8 posted 10-10-2009 12:42 AM

Thank you all for your kind comments.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 10-10-2009 12:47 AM

Dudley you do right with this great box.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Loucarb

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#10 posted 10-10-2009 12:49 AM

Ditto all the above the box looks great to me too.

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Eric in central Florida

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#11 posted 10-10-2009 01:53 AM

Jim, “Dudley you do right”???.....groan…..LOL
(A bowl of cereal and Saturday morning cartoons….ahhh, that was living)

Great box Dudley.
That flocking & those splines really make it look sharp.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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Dudley

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#12 posted 10-10-2009 01:59 AM

Someone asked me about the flocking and I deleted the email thinking the question would be here also. Anyway, whom ever it was here is the link that will tell you all about it. It’s really easy. Each color comes with a can of matching color glue.
http://www.donjer.com/howto.htm

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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Dudley

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#13 posted 10-10-2009 02:05 AM

Kickback: Because you start out with solid or laminated block of wood and other than the sanding, the band saw is the only saw you use for the most part.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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Bricofleur

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#14 posted 10-10-2009 03:34 AM

I just love the inset lid (okay, and the grain, and the color, and the splines…) Great smalll box. Congrats.

Best,

Serge

http://www.atelierdubricoleur.spaces.live.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Cindy

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#15 posted 10-10-2009 06:31 AM

Very nice looking box.

-- Cindy

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