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Project by BoxBuilder posted 02-23-2016 05:27 PM 729 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

No, I do not live in St. Louis although I have been up in the Arch twice. This one was just for the fun of it. It gets harder & harder to find new ways to form the legs. Thought of this one as I viewed pics of our trip to the Arch. Made of stained pine and walnut with an oil finish.

-- Richard, Pennsylvania





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jasonallen

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#1 posted 02-23-2016 10:37 PM

I like the design in the lid, how do you go about that?

-- Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.

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BobWemm

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#2 posted 02-23-2016 11:27 PM

That is really cool, I love the design.
Thanks for sharing.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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recycle1943

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#3 posted 02-23-2016 11:54 PM

Great legs – so is the lid

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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Mean_Dean

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#4 posted 02-24-2016 12:43 AM

Pretty cool looking box! I like the legs and the inlay on the lid!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#5 posted 02-24-2016 06:53 AM

Nice detail -arch.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 02-24-2016 02:51 PM

It’s nicely done. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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BoxBuilder

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#7 posted 02-26-2016 05:40 PM

Sorry for delay getting back to you all. My computer crashed on Tuesday so had to replace it. Thank heaven for Carbonite! Took about 20 hours but all my files are now downloaded and back in the new computer.

Jasonallen, I cut the piece of walnut then glued in a strip of pine. After that dried I cut again and glued in another piece. Sanded smooth and that’s all it took.

Thanks to all of you for your kind comments. Feels good to get compliments from your peers. Thanks again!

-- Richard, Pennsylvania

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