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-Gorby was the dog of a close friend, this little box was made to keep his memories.
Beech, rabbets and dowels
-- Atelierwoodworks Vaud Switzerland
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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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#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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#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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#4 posted 08-08-2007 05:29 PM
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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#5 posted 08-08-2007 06:11 PM
Nice design. Projects for special people, pets or occasions are always rewarding.
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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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#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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#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://www.dpb-photos.com/
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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/
#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.
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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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#12 posted 09-20-2007 03:09 AM
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
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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 soon moving to Virginia email@example.com †
#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.
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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!
-- Saving barnwood from the scrapyards
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