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my first piece i am truly happy with using the rodger gifkins dovetail jig, it is a dream to use this jig very happy with it.made from reclaimed oak and burr elm
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#1 posted 01-31-2010 04:22 AM
that is gorgeous! really nicely expressed pattern in the wood of the lid….is that the burr elm you refer to? Man, gotta get me some of that…
-- Oakland, CA
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#2 posted 01-31-2010 04:23 AM
That jig must really work well because those dovetails look great!
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#3 posted 01-31-2010 04:24 AM
Very cool wood, good job.
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#4 posted 01-31-2010 04:43 AM
yup the lid is burr elm have been holding onto that piece of wood for a while as in a couple of years… the jig is great am so glad i spoiled myself for xmas, i may actually post a review of the jig soon…
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#5 posted 01-31-2010 05:10 AM
what an awesome little treasure of wood! ...kinda like saving a good cigar for a special occasion that you don’t know about till it happens. thanks for sharing!
-- Good energy perpetuates good energy!
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#6 posted 01-31-2010 05:24 AM
Excellent work. That figured wood must have been somewhat difficult, but it came out really great. Well done!
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#7 posted 01-31-2010 05:40 AM
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
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#8 posted 01-31-2010 02:11 PM
Very nice job on the box. That burl elm is gorgeous.
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#9 posted 01-31-2010 09:38 PM
Very nice box. I like the burr elm lid, great figure. Never heard of gifkins jig before, but it did give great results. Was it easy to learn how to use?
-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way
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#10 posted 11-02-2010 07:21 PM
-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."
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#11 posted 02-10-2012 01:41 AM
Just came across this project, really nice job! The elm gives it a lot of character.
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
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#12 posted 02-10-2012 02:10 AM
Very nice showing of the grain pattern.
-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards
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