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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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bigike

4031 posts in 1924 days


#1 posted 1744 days ago

good job, wish i could see the inside though?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Russel

2199 posts in 2575 days


#2 posted 1744 days ago

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 http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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webwood

618 posts in 1886 days


#3 posted 1744 days ago

very cool – i learn something new every project

-- -erik & christy-

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littlecope

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#4 posted 1744 days ago

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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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1744 days ago

Looks super Dave well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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rustedknuckles

160 posts in 2388 days


#6 posted 1744 days ago

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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degoose

6999 posts in 1991 days


#7 posted 1744 days ago

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

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

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Dudley

742 posts in 1896 days


#8 posted 1744 days ago

Neat one. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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Loucarb

2388 posts in 2081 days


#9 posted 1744 days ago

Very nice design and wood combo. Well done.

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Frankie Talarico Jr.

353 posts in 1992 days


#10 posted 1744 days ago

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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Paul2274

326 posts in 1748 days


#11 posted 1744 days ago

Super box… like the unique top-side.

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eddy

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#12 posted 1743 days ago

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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