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Project by bluemax posted 02-25-2010 04:03 AM 8678 views 121 times favorited 57 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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73 pieces make this very eye catching. People seem to really like this box

-- Bluemax - Risk is necessary!





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Rick George

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#1 posted 02-25-2010 04:07 AM

This is fantastic. Is the top really wavy, or does it an obpical illusion?

-- Rick

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jayjay

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#2 posted 02-25-2010 04:08 AM

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a box top like that. Excellent.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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ratchet

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#3 posted 02-25-2010 04:11 AM

Did you flip every other board, and use some hot sand for shading?
This is a very impressive box.
Thanks for sharing.

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beginrbldr

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#4 posted 02-25-2010 04:12 AM

very nice box.

-- Jeff, Laguna Hills CA

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bluemax

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#5 posted 02-25-2010 04:20 AM

The top is flat. It’s made of a number of pieces of veneer cut into a pattern and shaded in the areas that you would expect to see shadows so that you see a waving flag and not a flat top.

-- Bluemax - Risk is necessary!

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woodworm

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#6 posted 02-25-2010 04:26 AM

Cool box.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Keith Shipp

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#7 posted 02-25-2010 04:47 AM

Great Idea. Looks great.

-- Keith, Bolingbrook, Illinois. The way I figure it I only have the rest of my life to get good at this...

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Triumph1

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#8 posted 02-25-2010 04:49 AM

That is an incredible top. Makes you want to touch it…which I believe is the greatest sign of accomplishment. Thank you for sharing this….right into favorites.

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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TSW

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#9 posted 02-25-2010 04:49 AM

WOW, That realy cool. I love the illusion of the wavey top. The top is veneer?

-- Tim W, New Hampshire Woodworker

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deucefour

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#10 posted 02-25-2010 05:08 AM

awesome, how do you shade it?

-- "I gotta have more cowbell"--------Bruce Dickinson

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matt garcia

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#11 posted 02-25-2010 05:09 AM

Very wavy!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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dmoore

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#12 posted 02-25-2010 05:21 AM

that is terrific.

-- Duane, Ohio

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Frankie Talarico Jr.

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#13 posted 02-25-2010 05:27 AM

Awesome, I can’t stop looking at that thing. I’d love to see the proccess of that. Superb shading job. I don’t think i can even make one like that on photoshop. How many hours total? I bet a lot of people would read a blog about that.

A+ on design. is that walnut wrapping it? I bet most people dont even look at that wood…lol nice joinery also

-- Live by what you believe, not what they want you to believe.

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jm82435

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#14 posted 02-25-2010 05:36 AM

Great job. Looks like a blog would be much appreciated.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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Jim Jakosh

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#15 posted 02-25-2010 05:45 AM

Outta sight!!!!!!!!! Do you have pics of the layup of the pieces? Thanks for sharing!

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

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