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Project by kevinw posted 1734 days ago 1827 views 7 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been experimenting with different decorative miniature boxes for the last year or so. Here are some of the results. I try to vary the woods for contrast and design.

-- Kevin, Blue Springs, MO

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#1 posted 1734 days ago

these look great , kevin .

your proses is real tight .

nice designs !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 1734 days ago

Looking good! Great color selections on all. Have you thought of (or have the tools available) to thin down the stock on the walls of the box? I have been considering this on some of my projects but have yet to try it.

-- James -

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#3 posted 1734 days ago

VERY NICE!!! Thanks for the idea I’m building Christmas boxes now maybe this will help cure my ”woodworkers block”.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#4 posted 1734 days ago

These are some great looking boxes. The first one is my favorite. Very good experimenting.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#5 posted 1734 days ago

nice work

-- -erik & christy-

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#6 posted 1734 days ago

Great bunch of boxes

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 1734 days ago

Super nice little boxes. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#8 posted 1734 days ago

sweet boxes like the designs

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#9 posted 1734 days ago

Wow…these are so creative!
I couldn’t pick a favorite… they are all outstanding!

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

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#10 posted 1734 days ago

Walnut Weasel, the sides are about 1/4 in thick. I didn’t think to put in the dimensions. They are roughly 5” long by 2.5” wide by about 1.75” tall. Not sure I could get it much thinner, but maybe could try.

-- Kevin, Blue Springs, MO

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#11 posted 1734 days ago

Those are very nice work, Kevin!! The smaller they get, I find, the more challenging they can be, and you’ve done a great job with all of these!! If I had to pick a favorite, it would be tough, but I think I would pick the one in the third picture… I like the spalted Oak(?) in the lid. Again, Great Job, my Friend!!!

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

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#12 posted 1734 days ago

Fantastic job. All very nice boxes. Great wood choices and designs. Lots of good ellements to the building of these.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#13 posted 1733 days ago

Wow Kevin these are TINY. The detail of the photos shows such a high level of craftsmanship that I thought the boxes were much larger than they are. Good job man. Would you consider posting one more photo with a reference object next to one of your boxes? Maybe put a quarter next to one of them?

Great work


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#14 posted 1137 days ago

A very nice selection and variety of boxes Kevin.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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