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Project by Don10 posted 12-04-2016 03:12 AM 663 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from Bubinga and Birdseye Maple. Continuous grain around the four sides. That was a trick. Resawed two boards to make the material for the box. Laminated keys and dividers made the project more challenging.

-- Don, Silver City New Mexico, parsimony, utility and elegance - blueprint for any project.





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slapdash

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#1 posted 12-04-2016 08:26 AM

Love it

-- I'm not creative, I'm just bad at copying

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BurlyBob

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#2 posted 12-04-2016 03:03 PM

Don, those laminated splines are outstanding. Thanks for showing those. They are something I’m going to have to try. Your hinge and finger tab are things I’m definitely going to have to try an include on my next box.

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JerryinCreek

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#3 posted 12-04-2016 05:14 PM

Ahh, the maestro is making sawdust again! Gorgeous piece and I can see you were very judicious in your choice of wood, bravo! Well planned and executed. Beautiful contrast in the woods and I love the laminated parts.

-- Jerry, Johnson Creek, WI "If it was meant to be different it would be."

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 12-04-2016 05:45 PM

This is a very nice piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Don10

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#5 posted 12-06-2016 03:30 AM

Thanks guys. I really enjoy the feedback

-- Don, Silver City New Mexico, parsimony, utility and elegance - blueprint for any project.

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