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Project by Cozmo35 posted 1611 days ago 1366 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box has been sitting in my shop for as long as I can remember. It has been in various stages of completion for a very long time. I would find scraps that I thought might fit the bill for what was needed and set them aside. In between projects or when I needed to take a break from what I was working on, I would work on this. This started out as a place to put my marking gauges. I slowly put it together and this the outcome. The top is a piece of deck grade plywood. The border of the lid is walnut and cherry. I like the way the plywood came out. The box is cherry with poplar wedges on the corner. Let me know what ya’ll think, good or bad.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX





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dakremer

2449 posts in 1716 days


#1 posted 1611 days ago

I really like it!! The inside is beautiful! Sometimes people neglect making the inside as nice as the outside – you did an outstanding job – thanks for posting

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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wiswood2

1092 posts in 2321 days


#2 posted 1611 days ago

good job..I like the walnut and cheery realy stands out.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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donjoe

1360 posts in 1655 days


#3 posted 1611 days ago

Nice box. I like the contrast in colors.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11908 posts in 1781 days


#4 posted 1610 days ago

that is one fine looking box…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Monty Queen

1585 posts in 1876 days


#5 posted 1610 days ago

Nice job on the box. When are you going to make something that uses the inlay you made on your last project? I loved that inlay and i can not wait to see you put it on a project.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Cozmo35

2198 posts in 1660 days


#6 posted 1609 days ago

Qmoney, That inlay trim has been slotted for a entertainment center for my brother. The ball is in his court to get me a design of his choice. He lives in Louisiana and I live in Texas, so it is a telephone/E-mail communication situation. It’s coming…..

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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bigike

4031 posts in 1913 days


#7 posted 1609 days ago

cool box

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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BritBoxmaker

4352 posts in 1661 days


#8 posted 1602 days ago

Nice work bud.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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DaddyZ

2380 posts in 1665 days


#9 posted 1602 days ago

Good Box !!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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