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A box I made this Christmas for my grandpa. Black walnut top and splines. Oak body. Minwax poly finish.
-- Matthew M. Central Washington
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#1 posted 12-27-2009 08:08 AM
Good job Matt
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#2 posted 12-27-2009 08:09 AM
nice selection of contrasting woods!
-- -Gerry, Hereford, AZ ” A really good woodworker knows how the hide his / her mistakes.”
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#3 posted 12-27-2009 08:27 AM
Nice looking box out of great wood. How thick is the stock of the box sides if you don’t mind to let me know?
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
#4 posted 12-27-2009 08:47 AM
Close to 3/4” woodworm. I wish I had thinned it down a touch more after I started putting it together. I came out a litle chunky looking.
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#5 posted 12-27-2009 04:28 PM
Awsome job, looks real good.
-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.
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#6 posted 12-27-2009 04:39 PM
Looks like a great gift to me. Like the contrasting woods.
-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)
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#7 posted 12-27-2009 04:42 PM
Very nice box. Makes it even better knowing it went to someone important to you.
-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.
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#8 posted 12-27-2009 07:58 PM
nice box the sides look good thick like that, did u have a hard time flushing up the top with the bottom when u put the hinges on?
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
#9 posted 12-28-2009 09:44 PM
bigike: fitting the hinges was no problem. had the top and body clamped together for sanding purposes already. The only problem was the original hinges I had came with tiny brass screw which I promptly broke off. Had to go to the larger hinges to cover my sin.
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