Ribbon tissue box

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Project by majuvla posted 12-01-2016 07:54 PM 1842 views 3 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last project in series of tissue boxes. It’s pallet wood project as previous boxes. First time I tried ribbons – not my best shot, but I learned a lot. I didn’t use template for ribbons, I drew them free hand and cut on scroll saw, so they are slightly different. Ribbons are mix of walnut, beech and ceiba. Finish is some ’’food frendly’’ wood oil.
Last two photos, simple boxes with burned sign for ’’Merry Christmas’’ in Croatian language.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#1 posted 12-01-2016 08:00 PM

Very nice. Thanks for sharing. You are way ahead of me in Christmas gift.

-- MrLaughingbrook

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#2 posted 12-01-2016 08:22 PM

Well done Ivan. These should be treasured by the people receiving them.
As I frequently mention to other woodworkers, I hope that you have signed and dated these.
Good work.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 12-01-2016 08:35 PM

First class, in fact very classy

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#4 posted 12-01-2016 08:48 PM

Great way to dress up those store bought tissue boxes. I like the fancy ribbons they will make nice gifts.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 12-01-2016 08:52 PM

Are they gifts or for sale? Like the ribbon stuff, on my long list of things to try. Well done Ivan.

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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#6 posted 12-01-2016 09:00 PM

pa ti si otišao u umjetnike
kad se vidimo budeš mi objasnio postupak
pozdrav i pazi prste

-- bambi

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#7 posted 12-01-2016 09:31 PM

Really beautiful, the bows are very impressive.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#8 posted 12-01-2016 10:09 PM

Very nice. Food for thought, Ivan. Next time, if you inset the ribbons into the box sides and top, they’ll look thinner and more realistic. As for the tied part of them: You just make them thinner, next time, because you know how.

-- Mark

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#9 posted 12-01-2016 10:46 PM

Nice work, Ivan. Those are really cool.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 12-01-2016 10:48 PM

Ivan! These are so beautiful and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 12-01-2016 11:20 PM

I really like those ribbons. What a great touch. VERY nice!!

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#12 posted 12-01-2016 11:57 PM

Nice boxes. Beautiful first time job on the ribbons.It seems to be a lot harder than they look.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#13 posted 12-02-2016 12:44 AM

Ribbons look great. Delicate work

-- Bob, BC, Canada

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#14 posted 12-02-2016 03:35 AM

Nice job Ivan I like how you did the bows

-- Al Breit

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#15 posted 12-02-2016 03:43 AM

Great reuse of pallets, and cool ribbons, nice gifts.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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