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Project by MontanaBob posted 03-07-2017 07:17 PM 1540 views 2 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at make a nice dovetail box…. It’s Peruvian Walnut & Curly Maple, with Purple Heart diamond inlay…. 10×5x5. lacquer finish. Hardware from Lee Valley…. Thanks for looking….





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-07-2017 07:20 PM

Very nice work sir

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 03-07-2017 07:24 PM

Nice job Bob, you stepped up your game there even more. I like it !!!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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#3 posted 03-07-2017 07:37 PM

Very well done. Your dovetails look great.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#4 posted 03-07-2017 08:06 PM

Looks “boxy” to me. Neat work.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#5 posted 03-07-2017 09:27 PM

This is a good lookin’ box and you did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#6 posted 03-07-2017 11:39 PM

Wow! I’d love to see your not so nice!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#7 posted 03-07-2017 11:42 PM

Really great project nicely done!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 03-08-2017 12:21 AM

Tis a beautiful box. Lotsa nice extras

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#9 posted 03-08-2017 02:17 AM

Thanks everyone…. Bob

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#10 posted 03-08-2017 07:07 AM

Striking contrast

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#11 posted 03-08-2017 03:29 PM

Beautiful box, Bob! Love the dovetails and the inlay!

-- God bless, Candy

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#12 posted 03-08-2017 03:32 PM

Now that is a fine piece of craftsmanship Bob.
The dovetails look great .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#13 posted 03-08-2017 04:15 PM

looks great

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#14 posted 03-08-2017 07:56 PM

Besides wooden hinge, those dovetails are fantastic!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#15 posted 03-08-2017 08:02 PM

Excellent job on the dovetails. Mine looked nowhere near that on my 10th attempt. The top really goes well with the rest of the box.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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