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This project is made using Western Walnut and Curly Maple. The inlay is a purchased item and not handmade. The hing uses 1/8” rod on both sides and the top and back piece are mitered to keep the lid just beyond upright.
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#1 posted 02-18-2010 08:59 PM
walnut and maple are great together – very nice
-- -erik & christy-
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#2 posted 02-18-2010 09:03 PM
Very attractive box.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#3 posted 02-18-2010 09:10 PM
-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove
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#4 posted 02-18-2010 10:01 PM
-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug
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#5 posted 02-18-2010 10:36 PM
That’s a really good looking box!
-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.
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#6 posted 02-18-2010 11:38 PM
That is pretty, how bout some more pictures?
-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...
Jim Crockett (USN Retired)
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#7 posted 02-18-2010 11:44 PM
An absolutely stunning box, beautiful in its simplicity. Walnut and curly maple… you can’t get any better than that. This box so well done that it just reaches out and touches me. The gentle curve on the bottom, the nearly invisible joinery and the subdued finish truly rank this box in the extraordinary category. Great job!!!
I could look at this box over and over, thus I have added it to my favorites!
-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".
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#8 posted 02-18-2010 11:47 PM
-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/
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#9 posted 02-19-2010 12:14 AM
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://email@example.com
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#10 posted 02-19-2010 03:23 AM
Great wood combination & very elegant yet simple design. Well done.
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#11 posted 02-19-2010 04:43 AM
That’s a great looking box. Well done.
-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.
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#12 posted 02-19-2010 06:09 AM
It’s a real beauty ! Surely you must have more than one picture to share : )
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
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#13 posted 02-19-2010 06:42 AM
great looking box. I like the set back on the front.
-- Mike, Cantral Oregon
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#14 posted 02-19-2010 08:39 AM
Fantastic box. Love the maple/walnut combo the best of all wood choices. Great design and build.
Keep it up.
-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!
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