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Project by johan posted 11-23-2009 11:33 PM 2173 views 32 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are popular little ringboxes that I make out of offcuts,in many different woods. they are small enough to be used as pendants as well

-- Johan, South Africa, www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za





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#1 posted 11-24-2009 12:14 AM

beautiful! i always admire people that utilize as much of their gorgeous wood as possible, and come up with great designs like this no matter how small the piece. may i ask where you get your hardware?

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#2 posted 11-24-2009 12:37 AM

Great use of the off cuts. Very nice boxes.

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#3 posted 11-24-2009 01:27 AM

sweet boxes

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

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#4 posted 11-24-2009 01:51 AM

I’d also like to know where you got the hardware.

-- Ryan -- Maple Grove, MN

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#5 posted 11-24-2009 01:55 AM

These are great Johan. I was wondering were you got the hinges too. Can you give us a hint.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 11-24-2009 08:55 AM

Fantastic boxes. Great design and wood choices,

I too would like to know about the hardware.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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#7 posted 11-24-2009 11:59 AM

Like the idea of using every pieces of wood. I have a lot of centres from bowls cored with Dick Struessie’s
Bowl saw and you have given me another use for them. Hope you haven’t got a copyright in Oz.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#8 posted 11-24-2009 12:20 PM

Johan, it is great as usual! Very clever!
Like all the other guys here, I would like to know about the HW…

Ruben

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#9 posted 11-24-2009 01:08 PM

fantastic work!

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#10 posted 11-24-2009 02:49 PM

Nice ring boxes. Very functional and appealing.
In case it hasn’t been asked before, where did you get the hardware?

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#11 posted 11-24-2009 04:15 PM

Very creative design.
What a way to score some points with your girl.

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#12 posted 11-24-2009 07:42 PM

These are very good Johan can ask were you get your hinges from

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#13 posted 11-24-2009 09:30 PM

This “hinge” I actually bought from a bead shop and is used as a clasp for necklaces. I do cut it to size to fit these boxes. It is called “clasp multi-strand – gold”. I should imagine it is freely available in local bead shops throughout, but I have anyway included a photograph to make it easier.

-- Johan, South Africa, www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za

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#14 posted 11-25-2009 02:14 AM

Beautiful little boxes Johan, and a very unique way of “hingeing” it.
Thanks for the info, any chance of including a photo of the box from the back ?

After you cut the hinge to size, did you just install in a hole? did you have to mortise it square?

Thanks again

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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#15 posted 11-25-2009 03:17 AM

very cool indeed. Can we see a picture of the back of the box also? I know we’re being needy, but they are really neat.

-- Ryan -- Maple Grove, MN

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