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Project by nayo posted 10-06-2016 02:25 AM 299 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

we are getting specialized in these pods!
another organization asked us to make these two cocoa pod chests, boxes (?) for some chocolatiers that come from Switzerland to a cocoa conference here in my country.
we usually made these but just the pod, and smaller, like 5 in long, these are 10 in long.
they have small magnets to hold the lid in place and mostly we used mahogany.
And the sanding of these was a hell of a thing, Chris(my Cousin) spend like 2 days hand sanding them.

Thanks!

N.





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 10-06-2016 03:57 AM

GORGEOUS!

-- just rjR

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#2 posted 10-06-2016 04:43 AM

I want some chocolate too.
I bet the people just love these.
That is gorgeous work nayo!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#3 posted 10-06-2016 09:49 AM

Realy good work. You paied attention to all details. Greta finish too (long sanding paied off).

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 10-06-2016 10:14 AM

What a great looking box Nayo. I like the shaping, you should take the jump into intarsia after tackling this project!

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#5 posted 10-06-2016 10:17 AM

Fantastic Nayo! You’re such a gr8 creator.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#6 posted 10-06-2016 11:38 AM

Very nice!!

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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#7 posted 10-06-2016 02:00 PM

Thanks,
i wish i could as intarsia is something I really like doing, sadly people here don’t consider this art and they wont pay for it, I do want to do some projects on my own and hopefully I will.


What a great looking box Nayo. I like the shaping, you should take the jump into intarsia after tackling this project!

- jfk4032


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#8 posted 10-06-2016 07:59 PM

Sweet box, Nayo! I’d love to have one on my desk full of chocolate!

-- God bless, Candy

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nayo

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#9 posted 10-06-2016 11:44 PM

thanks!

Thats the idea, they are gonna fill them with chocolates made by the people that produces it!


Sweet box, Nayo! I d love to have one on my desk full of chocolate!

- CFrye


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#10 posted 10-07-2016 09:48 AM

That is just super cool, Nayo, very creative. I would love to see some production pictures, too!!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#11 posted 10-09-2016 03:13 AM

sadly i did not take photos of it, just these two, we made 10 wedges on the band saw and then joined 2 at the time to make easier the sanding, we used bicycle tube to clamp the wedges as no normal clamp worked for me.
you can see in one picture background some wedges.


That is just super cool, Nayo, very creative. I would love to see some production pictures, too!!

- Tooch


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