wood mag box my way

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Project by bigike posted 01-18-2010 04:24 AM 2476 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a box i made from the plans in wood mag. I put my little spin on it though. It’s made from maple, cherry i think, vaneer ply., and walnut. finnish is arm-a-seal over BLO.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#1 posted 01-18-2010 04:28 AM

Very nice box. I haven’t been brave enough to cut the angled miter keys on a box. They look good.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#2 posted 01-18-2010 04:33 AM

unique box.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-18-2010 05:38 AM

I really like nice, clean and simple design. This fits that criteria. Good job.

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

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#4 posted 01-18-2010 05:48 AM

Another very nice box Ike. Keep them coming.


-- Jim

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#5 posted 01-18-2010 06:44 AM


-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#6 posted 01-18-2010 08:08 AM

I like your box bigike. Designed very nicely, and I like the two contrasting woods together.


-- Robin Renee'

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#7 posted 01-18-2010 08:32 AM

Fantastic box. Looks great with the angled sides and miter keys. Great job.

Keep it up.


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

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#8 posted 01-18-2010 12:47 PM

Nice work…. that is a nice plan from Wood Mag. It begs for a little creativity, however.
You certainly took advantage of that!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#9 posted 01-18-2010 04:08 PM

Very striking design Ike. You just cant go wrong combining American woods.You really did a nice bit of work here, the angled keys are classy.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#10 posted 01-19-2010 05:35 PM

Nice box, and I’ve got to agree… Great job on the keys.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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#11 posted 02-22-2010 09:33 AM

unique design idea… well done….

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#12 posted 01-27-2011 06:19 PM

This is a beautiful box, your craftsmanship is evident it the execution of the design, the keys are placed, to me, in the perfect spots, very nice work, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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