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Project by saksman posted 03-25-2010 05:34 AM 1203 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are some more boxes I have turned. From left to right: Black Locust, Maple, Myrtle, Laurel, and the one up front I think is maple but not sure. I have really gotten into turning boxes. They are quick and fairly easy. Also they make nice gifts. My wife loves them for rings and other jewelry.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#1 posted 03-25-2010 06:33 AM

those turned “boxes” look great… always thought of a box having flat sides… lol

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

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woodworm

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#2 posted 03-25-2010 10:42 AM

Very beautiful turning work, beautiful wood too.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 03-25-2010 01:10 PM

Nice looking bunch of boxes there. You are right, fun to make and well received by most everyone.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#4 posted 03-25-2010 01:46 PM

Great looking shape and wood used, I like very much so…thanks for posting …BC

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jayjay

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#5 posted 03-25-2010 01:57 PM

Those are very nice indeed. I really like the one on the far left of the photo.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#6 posted 03-25-2010 05:34 PM

These are great … I really gotta try one.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Heidi Neely

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#7 posted 03-25-2010 08:04 PM

What a great little collection of turnings you’ve done! I really enjoy seeing the variety of woods you’ve used…the beauty of all of those different colors of wood. And hey, if someone’s birthday comes up that you may have accidentally forgotten about, you have an instant gift ready made…who wouldn’t love to get one of these!! : ) Thanks for sharing!

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#8 posted 03-25-2010 08:23 PM

Very Nice turnings !!!

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

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GoGoZRX

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#9 posted 03-25-2010 09:01 PM

What technique are you using? the one box that I’ve made so far was anything but easy

-- chip junkie, motorcyclist, skydiver, geek.

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#10 posted 03-25-2010 10:46 PM

Charlie waiting for you to get cracking dont forget to document your work with photos so I can try my hand at them. Saksman you know what you doing. Great work.

-- When you know better you do better.

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#11 posted 03-26-2010 05:37 AM

Gorgeous. My favorite is the black locust – it looks all burled. I’m fairly sure the one in front is not maple. It looks like ash, but greener.

-- Leroy

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