FIL box

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Project by THEGREATPUMPKIN posted 12-06-2009 05:33 PM 1116 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all,This is my first project for my FIL it’s made from cocobolo,spalted maple,walnut,and oak. The box is dovetailed .1st attempt. The top is 45 degree walnut with a spalted maple insert,the bottom is white oak.I have a long way to go to get as good as you guys but you have to start somewhere.Thanks for your comments. JIM

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#1 posted 12-06-2009 06:00 PM

A journey always has a start. It’s a great box; the spalted maple works well with the rest of the woods.

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#2 posted 12-06-2009 11:59 PM

One never forgets their first time!! Great Start, Jim!!

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

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#3 posted 12-07-2009 07:48 AM

Great job, you do excellent work.

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#4 posted 12-07-2009 09:54 PM

nice box – especially for a 1st

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#5 posted 12-07-2009 10:04 PM

Very nice joints!

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