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Project by DreganTepis posted 05-17-2017 03:17 PM 877 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My cuz is getting married to a great guy. Time for something special to celebrate them! Inspired by Jay Bates. My first box project. Walnut, bubinga, and basswood. The raised bubinga panels were made on the table saw vertically with a tenoning jig. Panels were cut sequential and then ‘wrapped around’ in the same order, creating a continuous flow of grain. Grain on the corner legs follows the outside angles, and not the inside 90. Did that using a tapper jig, then squaring the top end to the two inside cuts, then cutting to length while flat from the same inside cuts.

-- Red pencil, red marker, marking knife... doesn't mater, the wood will end up the same color.





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majuvla

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#1 posted 05-17-2017 04:12 PM

Beautiful oriental style, especialy those angled legs.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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DreganTepis

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#2 posted 05-17-2017 04:14 PM



Beautiful oriental style, especialy those angled legs.

- majuvla

Thank you sir!

-- Red pencil, red marker, marking knife... doesn't mater, the wood will end up the same color.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 05-17-2017 04:31 PM

I love this box. It displays a wealth of nice details and craftsmanship and the wood is outstanding.

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

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

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wiz

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#4 posted 05-17-2017 04:56 PM

Very sweet box!! I love it!!

<(B^)

-- Gary "Wiz" Burns, Oregon, http://www.treewiz.etsy.com

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Peteybadboy

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#5 posted 05-17-2017 08:21 PM

Real nice. Love the raised panels.

-- Petey

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dalepage

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#6 posted 05-17-2017 09:19 PM

Fine job. I like the tiered panels. Very creative to use a tenoning jig.

-- Dale

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Woodknack

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#7 posted 05-18-2017 12:42 AM

Good looking box

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

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MontanaBob

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#8 posted 05-18-2017 11:35 AM

Outstanding…

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