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Thirty Buttons

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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 03-06-2016 03:35 PM 1278 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I call this box Thirty Buttons because of the 30 purpleheart ‘buttons’ on the cover of the box. Sycamore is the other wood. I especially like the grain of the sycamore, but I had problems finding matching grain for the different segments that make up the base of the box.

The box is larger than the other boxes I’ve made recently. The box is 4 1/2” wide in the front, 6” wide in the back, the sides are 3 3/4” and the box is 3” tall. Finished with 3 coats of rub on poly and one coat of wax.

Roger

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.rogergaborski.com





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#1 posted 03-06-2016 04:27 PM

Love the “buttons” and the side curves.

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#2 posted 03-06-2016 10:57 PM

That is real nice Roger, like the way you are using unusual designs.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#3 posted 03-07-2016 12:06 AM

Very nice! I like it..

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#4 posted 03-07-2016 09:27 AM

Very pleasing to the eye. The sycamore is especially attractive.
Jim

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#5 posted 03-07-2016 01:20 PM

Yes, very cool eye candy, great design, and shape.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#6 posted 03-07-2016 06:51 PM

Always interesting and unexpected shapes. The top looks fantastic.

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#7 posted 03-08-2016 02:25 AM

Excellent work, the top is fantastic looking!

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#8 posted 03-09-2016 01:13 PM

Very beautiful and elegant Roger. I like the buttons

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