Selection of boxes

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Project by paulcoyne posted 11-10-2009 01:06 PM 2048 views 9 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some of the boxes i have finished lately made with a selection of timbers (ash oak beech maple walnut) and are finshed with Danish oil
most are constructed with mitered joints with splines i use this type of joint as it gives the best results with the limited and modest tools i have at my disposal, for these boxes i used masking tape to clamp the boxes tight, it was my first time to try this and was surprised by the results… i might put up a blog posting soon of a step by step of how i make a box using the masking tape method.

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#1 posted 11-10-2009 01:25 PM

Nice boxes. I particularly like the unusual handles.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#2 posted 11-10-2009 01:27 PM

really awesome

-- Jim - Cushing, WI

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#3 posted 11-10-2009 01:44 PM

Great boxes. I look forward to your blog.

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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#4 posted 11-10-2009 04:54 PM

I love the box with the inset lid and corner clipped for opening. Great design.

-- Abe Low, Fine furniture, Sacramento, CA

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#5 posted 11-10-2009 05:31 PM

thanks abe thats one of my favorite ones too although its not perfect, the corner opening was easy to do just shaped on the end of a belt sander…

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#6 posted 11-10-2009 06:29 PM

A super bunch of boxes with unique designs.

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#7 posted 11-11-2009 09:21 AM

Very nice boxes. That masking tape clamoing works real good for these smaller projects. Not just limited to boxes either. I used it on my PurplHeart and Maple Staved Bowl

Great job. Great designs.

Keep it up.


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#8 posted 01-14-2010 11:30 AM

Top o’ the morning to ya…. very nice boxes … sorry I have only just noticed them…

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