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Oak box with Bog Oak and Mahogany trim

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Project by Bruce Cherrill posted 01-01-2010 11:49 PM 1285 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box was my first attempt at simple inlay. Using an inlay router bit/bushing for the lid and tablesaw and chisel for the sides.

-- Bruce, Ireland, www.irish-eyes-workshop.spaces.live.com





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#1 posted 01-01-2010 11:53 PM

Great job Bruce. Nice contrast.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#2 posted 01-02-2010 12:33 AM

Welcome to Lj’s Well done. Nice wood combo & I like how you did the corners.

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#3 posted 01-02-2010 12:35 AM

this came out real nice keep the inlays coming

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

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#4 posted 01-02-2010 12:37 AM

Very attractive, love both boxes of yours that I’ve seen today.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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#5 posted 01-02-2010 01:27 AM

I sure wish I was that good with a chisel.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 01-02-2010 01:27 AM

WOW, the box is an absolute work of art. I do like the contrasting wood design, you should enter this in the Winter 2010 contest at http://lumberjocks.com/contests

Is the inside of the box tapered like the outside or is it straight down?

-- JoeR Nothing that I could make will ever be perfect but I'll use it anyway.

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#7 posted 01-02-2010 05:34 AM

Fantastic box. The corners are a great touch and the contrasts work well on the inlays.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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#8 posted 01-02-2010 06:50 AM

Bruce, you executed a pretty nice build on this box. I like its design and the contrasting woods compliment one another well.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#9 posted 01-02-2010 07:30 AM

Amazing box it looks fantastic and has a great design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#10 posted 01-02-2010 12:52 PM

Nice box. I think I know how you did the corners, but I will have to try it soon. It’s not as simple as I first thought. Good Job!

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#11 posted 01-02-2010 04:12 PM

Excellent! I love the corners.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#12 posted 01-02-2010 06:11 PM

Excellent! A very nice design! I like the two stripes on the front – I suspect they are the same length, but the angled corners make the top one look longer…

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#13 posted 01-02-2010 07:35 PM

That is great box Bruce. Fine details. It definitely catches the eye!

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#14 posted 02-02-2010 03:49 AM

Very nicely done. I like your selections of wood. Thanks for sharing.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#15 posted 02-02-2010 04:12 AM

Really excellent work. I love the color contrasts.

-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8

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