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Project by jembo posted 08-08-2007 11:02 AM 1619 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

-Gorby was the dog of a close friend, this little box was made to keep his memories.

Beech, rabbets and dowels

-- James - Geneva, Switzerland





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Thos. Angle

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#1 posted 08-08-2007 01:22 PM

neat box, happy customers, sounds good to me

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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PanamaJack

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#2 posted 08-08-2007 04:09 PM

Great wooodworking job on this box.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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WayneC

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#3 posted 08-08-2007 04:15 PM

Wonderful box. I’m sure Don will approve.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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TomFran

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#4 posted 08-08-2007 05:29 PM

James,

Nice work on the box. Love that beech wood.

I’m with Thos. on this – if the customer is happy, it is good.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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woodspar

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#5 posted 08-08-2007 06:11 PM

Nice design. Projects for special people, pets or occasions are always rewarding.

-- John

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#6 posted 08-08-2007 07:40 PM

yes… beautiful box.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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oscorner

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#7 posted 08-08-2007 08:14 PM

Nice box. No, I’m not going to ask you about that sippy cup on your bench. You can’t make me!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Don

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#8 posted 08-09-2007 12:51 AM

Hey, James, this is a great little box; I just love small wooden boxes! I’m interested in that border treatment – how did you do that?

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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cajunpen

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#9 posted 08-09-2007 11:09 AM

RIP Gorby – very nice final resting place for a trusted and loved friend.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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jembo

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#10 posted 08-10-2007 07:11 AM

Hi Don. Thanks for your comments. The edge trim is glued-on pre-fab from my local DIY, available in many styles, all pine. I made this box before I knew what a router was, I mentioned I would make it differently now, maybe a nice champher, thumbnail or even a roman ogee.
Thanks Don.

-- James - Geneva, Switzerland

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Duckarrowtypes

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#11 posted 09-19-2007 07:59 PM

I like the box quite a bit, well done. Did you glue the bottom onto the frame with a simple butt joint?

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mot

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#12 posted 09-20-2007 03:09 AM

Neat box!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Karson

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#13 posted 09-20-2007 04:34 AM

Great box. And the decorations are also great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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jembo

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#14 posted 10-07-2007 05:21 PM

Hi Duckarrow types,

thanks, the bottom is fixed with dowels in the corner posts and screws from the under side. The screws sit in countersinks hidden with wood putty.

-- James - Geneva, Switzerland

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Hawgnutz

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#15 posted 03-06-2008 05:11 PM

Very nicely done. I like the attention to detail. I am sure Gorby’s “owner’ really like it, too!

God Bless,
Hawg

-- Saving barnwood from the scrapyards

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