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Project by boxman posted 1629 days ago 1616 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a small box i made using brazilian teak for the sides, jatoba for the top, figured maple for the bottom, & i made wooden hinges made from maple & cocobolo piece for the pull, & inlay strips on the lid. The top & bottom pieces are floating. The wood hinges were made using the ” incra hing crafter ” , my first time using it & i think it turned out ok, I also used brass feet from Lee Valley. The finishing was natural danish oil wet sanding with 320 twice & 400 once & four coats of poly with sanding between coats. It has been a while since I have done any woodworking , just had my second hip surgery done & i’m eager to make lots of sawdust, hope you enjoy, thanks foe taking a look.

-- john, Moose Jaw, Sask, j.soika@shaw.ca





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Loucarb

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#1 posted 1629 days ago

Another beauty & nice job with the hinges.

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scrappy

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#2 posted 1629 days ago

Another fantastic box. you really know how to make the boxes special. The inlay strips are great, along with everything else.

Keep up the great work.

Scrappy

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

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#3 posted 1629 days ago

Another cool box

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stefang

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#4 posted 1628 days ago

Another good one. I too liked your wooden hinges and the way you recessed them too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 1628 days ago

Really like the detail! Thanks

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#6 posted 1628 days ago

Great job, love the wood

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#7 posted 1628 days ago

nice i like it

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#8 posted 1628 days ago

Really cool, like the hinges and the inlay on the top.

CtL

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#9 posted 1623 days ago

thanks for kind words

-- john, Moose Jaw, Sask, j.soika@shaw.ca

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