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I made this thing to kill time while I decided what I wanted to do next. Made from 1 by 12 pine I had laying around it was fun to build and i got to challenge myself with the rounded lid.
-- Roscoe in Iowa
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#1 posted 02-05-2010 12:21 AM
I saw that in the magazine and bought the issue but I dare say I’ll never build it!!!!
Very, very nice work!!!
-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"
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#2 posted 02-05-2010 12:22 AM
“This Thing” looks pretty darn good to me Roscoe a great job. When your not bored ,what do you make Bombe chest ? LOL
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#3 posted 02-05-2010 12:24 AM
Cool curve! Do you know what your going to put in it yet?
-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way
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#4 posted 02-05-2010 12:24 AM
nice job, that lid looks like it would make me bored all those cuts and angles.
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
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#5 posted 02-05-2010 12:26 AM
I’m impressed. Nice project to just kill time. The joints look good.
-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.
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#6 posted 02-05-2010 01:09 AM
The wood you used to just kill time would have been the time I used to just kill wood.
Awesome project and technique!
-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.
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#7 posted 02-05-2010 01:27 AM
Impressive as heck. I don’t even want to think about making that.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#8 posted 02-05-2010 01:29 AM
I like the curved top. Something I haven’t done yet. Thanks
-- A childs smile is payment enough.
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#9 posted 02-05-2010 04:18 AM
-- Bored Feet
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#10 posted 02-05-2010 05:39 AM
That looks a bit tricky, however, you pulled it off quite well.
-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM
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#11 posted 02-05-2010 06:57 AM
Very nice. I would love to make one but that top scares me.
-- Duane, Ohio
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#12 posted 02-05-2010 07:27 AM
Really nice job. How long did it take to build?
-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill
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#13 posted 02-05-2010 02:19 PM
Very nice! Dang good job!
-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings
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#14 posted 02-05-2010 02:52 PM
It’s good to see how some folks kill time in such a positive way. A wow project. All the details look very well done. It would make a good mini desk if it had a some kind of a writing surface.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
#15 posted 02-05-2010 05:14 PM
Thanks for all the comments, the curved lid really wasn’t as difficult as i thought it would be. You start with flat peices for your front and sides, box joint them and cut 22 and a half angles on the fronts and cut your sides to pie shapes, then assemble, now start rounding with a plane until veryy round and finish shaping with sand paper, I wish I would have gone farther with the hand plane though.
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