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Box on Stilts - Huon Pine

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Project by Don posted 2757 days ago 2475 views 12 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s my Box on Stilts. It’s my interpretation of a box by Tony Lydgate published in one of his books. The four sides and lid are from Huon Pin. The legs and lid handle is from Macassar Ebony. The sides are first mitred, glued up, then the tapers were cut on my table Saw. The curved top was shaped on a linisher. The finish is sanding sealer and wax. The body of the box is 180mm (7”) high, 75mm (3”) square at the base of the box and 65mm (2.5”) square at the top. The overall height including the lid handle and Stilts is 270mm (10.5”).

This is one of two boxes I have kept for myself.

[ CCA = Constructive Criticism Appreciated]

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/





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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 2757 days ago

Beautiful, a very eye catching piece.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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dennis mitchell

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#2 posted 2756 days ago

Striking design!

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jockmike2

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#3 posted 2755 days ago

Beautiful work Don, I love the top. I did a bowl with an ebony top with 2 stainless steel rods holding up the ebony. I really like the visual effects of the legs also. Looks asian. Very nice. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Sonny

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#4 posted 2432 days ago

yes very nice….............

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Karson

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#5 posted 2432 days ago

Great Box Don. I guess i missed this one first time around.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Douglas Bordner

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#6 posted 2431 days ago

Very cool piece, Don. I’m putting it in the “gently lift (steal) design elements” file.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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MsDebbieP

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#7 posted 2431 days ago

Favourite!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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mbulla

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#8 posted 977 days ago

good job!

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