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Project by donjoe posted 02-10-2010 at 07:31 PM 1755 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A little ring box for my wife. Made from pine, popular and poly. Plus a little stain and green felt. Measures 3 1/2 X 3 1/2 X 2 inches. Thanks for looking.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-10-2010 at 07:50 PM

A good box

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-10-2010 at 07:56 PM

I am guessing the sides are stained poplar? Very good job!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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jayjay

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#3 posted 02-10-2010 at 09:45 PM

Nice little box. Did you use a bandsaw to cut out the pieces?

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#4 posted 02-10-2010 at 09:51 PM

Hi jayjay, yes, I cut this out on a band saw.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#5 posted 02-11-2010 at 12:05 PM

I really like this! Very nice, pleasing design. My first real love with woodworking started when I got a cheap 10’’ benchtop bandsaw and started making toy cars and boxes. I made a similar style of box and my family still has a few setting around.
Very nicely done!

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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donjoe

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#6 posted 02-11-2010 at 07:41 PM

Thanks Andy, The kind comments have made me relax about joining the site. I my not have the skill or equipment of some but I do have a deep love of wood.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#7 posted 02-12-2010 at 09:49 PM

Fantastic box. Great design and build. Bet the wife just loves it.

Never be scared of not be good enough. We all started somewhere and are ALL still learning. Lots of great folks on this site to help make you feel welcome.

Welcome to LJ’s and keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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donjoe

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#8 posted 02-12-2010 at 09:58 PM

Thanks Scrappy, Your kind words mean a lot.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#9 posted 02-14-2010 at 01:14 PM

Great looking box. Neat contrast!

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

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#10 posted 02-14-2010 at 01:56 PM

Great bandsaw box! I love the variety of different boxes that can be made this way….and it is an excellent way to improve skills without having to use large amounts of expensive wood. These boxes always make great gifts….and I can’t tell you how many of them I have around the house and shop that I use for storing and organizing. Welcome to LJ’s….this is a great place to get inspiration, tips and to learn different techniques…If you enjoy working wood…you are in the right place.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#11 posted 02-17-2010 at 08:34 PM

Glad you decided to post a few pics of your projects… your love of all things timber shows.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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