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THIS FELL OUT OF MY HAT !

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Project by patron posted 1578 days ago 3353 views 21 times favorited 48 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i have been making a jewelry box for the last couple of weeks ,
lots of pictures and tons of ( yuck ) finishing , which i hate !
well , i got it done real nice finally , and cut it open yesterday
at 11:30 and was sanding the new cut edges on my machine sander ,
something i always do . to get them flat and clean to each other .
this time things were going ok for a bit , but i must have taken too big a pass ,
because the side blew out !
i was to deliver today , so it can be shipped to Kansas by the 28th for a b’day present .

OH GOD ! HELP .

so i started another one , chop chop !
got myself a piece of rosewood , milled it ,
and some wormy maple ( it was all i had that was wide enough ) ,
and made a box post haste , with a recessed top for an inlay .
the sides were re-sawn , and alternate end cuts ,
so it matches all the way around .
while it was drying , i milled some redheart , purpleheart ,
peroba rosa , lacewood , and holly .
using the ’ patron ’ jig , larry (degoose) refers to ,
i made random length pieces , and fit them into the top .
this morning , i sanded it down , but wasn’t happy with the edge lines ,
so i inset some rosewood to clean that up , and sanded again .
i didn’t know what to use , all i had for a finish would take to long .
in a PM with A1 JIM , he said even watco oil would take a while to dry too .
so knowing that rosewood can be waxed , that’s what i did .
anyway , i just got it done , and can take it to Santa Fe tomorrow ,
so that my friend can ship it on Monday , ( Kansas is just next door kind of )
so it should arrive on time !

the sixth picture is the one that got blown ,
the top is fine , i will make a new box for it .

thanks for looking .
play safe !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1578 days ago

Wow David
Another beautiful masterpiece. I’m glad it came together I knew you could have a great come back.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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patron

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#2 posted 1578 days ago

thanks for the push , jim .
your faith in me is heartening ,
and the advise about the watco saved me lots of grief !

now let’s enjoy sunday !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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donjoe

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#3 posted 1578 days ago

Beautiful box David. Another great save under pressure.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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kosta

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#4 posted 1578 days ago

looks good

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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degoose

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#5 posted 1578 days ago

Just one more piece from the master… ie a masterpiece.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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ND2ELK

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#6 posted 1578 days ago

Looking good David, as always. The old something goes wrong at the last minute. I feel for you buddy. Been there, seen it, done it.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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grizzman

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#7 posted 1578 days ago

no wonder you were gone…its fantastic david..you never cease to amaze me…your designs are so enlivening ..thanks for the inspiration…now lets enjoy sunday…..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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patron

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#8 posted 1578 days ago

thanks larry ,

if you want to make this one ,
you will have to find the jig yourself (LOL) !

your sinister board came out great .

thanks for the kind remarks guys .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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janice

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#9 posted 1578 days ago

I will never ever understand this. But once again, it’s beautiful! It’s just amazing how fast you can throw something together and have it looking like that. I have to ask, what wood are you using for the white pieces? You guys use all those exotic timber that I’ve never even heard of. Just curious. I bet we see the new box for the other top tomorrow. Can’t wait to see it!

-- Janice

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patron

13000 posts in 1965 days


#10 posted 1578 days ago

janice ,
the white wood is Holly ,
it is from the north east usa , and canada .

story goes that where ever Jesus walked a ’ HOLY ”
tree grew (?) .
it’s the stuff you get kissed under at christmas !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Karson

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#11 posted 1578 days ago

David: A great looking box. See what you can do on a moments notice. But don’‘t do this everytime.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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patron

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#12 posted 1578 days ago

you got that right , karson .

tomorrow i think i’ll split some firewood ,
i don’t have to race for that !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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zlatanv

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#13 posted 1578 days ago

Amazing what you can through together under pressure, looks awesome!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#14 posted 1578 days ago

Okay, take a deep breath and relax now. Know just what you went through. Really nice piece.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Dennisgrosen

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#15 posted 1578 days ago

jaa just fell right out of you magic high hat, no way ! it just can´t do that
you have to say the magic words the right way
before the magic hat do the tric ;—)
thats what my daughter says and I do believe her in this case.
I think the lid is a little confusing to look at but on the other hand
I like it very much, I gess that is some of the magic in woodworking,
to tric people nerve so the they come back again and again to look,
wondering how it is done.

niiice safe and thank´s for the show you can rest the sonday
but tomorrow the show must go on, still dust to make and make chips flying

Dennis

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