LJ inspired box

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Project by rustedknuckles posted 11-21-2009 12:29 PM 1417 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a hickory box with walnut corner trim, the lid is lace wood and walnut. I’ve never really tried my hand at decorative boxes but after seeing some of the beautiful work being done by LJ members I was inspired to give it a go. One lesson learned was my TS fence was not parallel to the blade, I’ve since fixed that problem but not before I kinda messed up the lid seperation cut. Oh well, next time will be better.

-- Dave- New Brunswick

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#1 posted 11-21-2009 07:13 PM

good job, wish i could see the inside though?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#2 posted 11-21-2009 07:39 PM

Nice box. I really like the top. Be careful, box making can hook ya pretty easy. It don’t take much lumber and the possibilities are endless.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#3 posted 11-21-2009 07:41 PM

very cool – i learn something new every project

-- -erik & christy-

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#4 posted 11-21-2009 08:50 PM

Nice Job, Dave!! Like Russel said, it’s pretty easy to get hooked on making them… For myself, I don’t think I’ll rest until I’ve turned every scrap into a box…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#5 posted 11-21-2009 09:08 PM

Looks super Dave well done

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 11-21-2009 09:34 PM

I’d show ya the inside but I’m not too happy with it so I won’t. :)

-- Dave- New Brunswick

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#7 posted 11-21-2009 09:40 PM

Go on show us we won’t criticise you too much lol… the outside is cool.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#8 posted 11-21-2009 09:51 PM

Neat one. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#9 posted 11-22-2009 12:23 AM

Very nice design and wood combo. Well done.

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#10 posted 11-22-2009 04:05 AM

put some velvet on the bottom. and call it done. Nice design effort. I like that it’s subtle accents and not too Bling Bling. I love finished hickory, especially in cabinets, Just looks more natural and thats why we work wood, Cuz it’s natural.

Is this your first try? Nicely done.

-- Live by what you believe, not what they want you to believe.

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#11 posted 11-22-2009 08:21 AM

Super box… like the unique top-side.

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#12 posted 11-22-2009 04:44 PM

like the others said box making is addictive before you now it you have 20 plus boxes around the house lol

-- self proclaimed copycat

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