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My daughter’s wedding gift. Trying to use up some small scrap pieces.
-- Don, on California's Central Coast
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#1 posted 10-08-2007 02:29 AM
Great looking gift. What kind of wood did you use ?
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
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#2 posted 10-08-2007 02:33 AM
Great Box. Nice use of old materials. I hope it didn’t take the whole pile to make the box.
How’s the chairs coming along?
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware firstname.lastname@example.org †
#3 posted 10-08-2007 02:35 AM
Sorry, cherry and walnut. Basic design from a small bx book.
#4 posted 10-08-2007 02:39 AM
Karson, the chairs are on hold until late spring ‘08 (work, work, work). Unfortunately a dent was hardly made in the pile. Need more daughters to get married…
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#5 posted 10-08-2007 02:41 AM
I really like this box and the combination of woods you used. Nice work!
That is a nice looking scrap pile ;^D You could make a lot of boxes out of that!
-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28
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#6 posted 10-08-2007 04:13 AM
Great box! I really like the fact that you uploaded the pile of scraps first so that made me very interested in what you made out of it. Again great job.
-- -Alex, St Charles, MO - "Measure twice, cut once, and go back to the lumber yard because you still screwed up."
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#7 posted 10-08-2007 04:25 AM
Beautiful box! That’s what scraps are for. :-)
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#8 posted 10-08-2007 07:43 AM
Great looking box. Nice joinery in the box.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#9 posted 10-08-2007 12:08 PM
Great box and good looking joinery. Personalizing it was a very nice touch. How’d you do the lettering?
-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!
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#10 posted 10-08-2007 02:37 PM
Beautiful box! nice work!
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#11 posted 10-08-2007 04:46 PM
Great box, the tight doves and carving really set it off.
-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.
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#12 posted 10-08-2007 08:20 PM
Beautifully done – nice combination of wood and I like the proportions. I, too, am interested in the lettering technique.
-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems
#13 posted 10-09-2007 03:48 AM
The lettering was done by a fellow woodworker with his laser. I only wish that I could carve that well!
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#14 posted 10-09-2007 11:12 AM
Wow! It’s no wonder that I just love small wooden boxes. This one is super!
-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://www.dpb-photos.com/
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#15 posted 10-10-2007 01:23 AM
sharp, very sharp! Thanks for sharing.
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