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Another small box inspired by Doug Stowe’s book COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO BOX MAKING. The profile of this box was created using a 2 3/4” cove cutting router bit.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 2545 days ago

DeWayne, I have a few of Doug Stoew’s books and he is an inspiration. I also have his DVD to go with his Basic Box book. I really like the Purpleheart and Maple? combination – nice work. If you don’t mind it would be nice to also see the insides of all of your boxes – if you can.

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

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Don

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#2 posted 2545 days ago

Dewayne – three beautiful small boxes in one day – not sure my heart can take this, because I just love small wooden boxes. LOL

I, too am a fan of Doug Stowe’s boxes – I have this book, but haven’t done this box.

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

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 2545 days ago

lol.. poor Don :)

this is beautiful.

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

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Tony

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#4 posted 2545 days ago

I love the box, especially the purple heart. How long does the wood stay purple, before it looses that vivid colour – we cannot get Purple heart here normally, but I might just place a special order for it!

-- Tony - All things are possible, just some things are more difficult than others! - SKYPE: Heron2005 (http://www.poydatjatuolit.fi)

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wwnovice

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#5 posted 2545 days ago

Dewayne, you really make some gorgeous boxes.

-- John

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Gary

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#6 posted 2545 days ago

Nice work Dewayne. Small boxes are one of my favorite things too.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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Bob A in NJ

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#7 posted 2545 days ago

Wow, these are both very very nice. Design, color and craftsmanship all excellent. Thanks for positing these. I have to put them on my to-do list.

-- Bob A in NJ

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dewoodwork

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#8 posted 2545 days ago

Thanks for the comments. The inside of this one has no dividers so I didn’t take a photo of it. I haven’t attempted flocking or felt yet but realy like that look. This one is a bit unusual and is my own design. I have been told it has the look of a small casket. I have read about the color transformation of purpleheart over time. I believe it depends on the finish and UV exposure. I haven’t noticed any change in my projects after 4 years or so yet.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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PanamaJack

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#9 posted 2545 days ago

Another beautiful creation DeWayne, keep it up! Again thanks for sharing.

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

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odie

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#10 posted 2050 days ago

I just saw this on the front page. WOW

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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