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A Bunch of Boxes

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Project by Dan posted 06-09-2017 10:09 PM 956 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some of my recent boxes including 2 Cajones that produce wonderful sounds, at least to me. The larger one is 12” high x 8 1/2” x 6 1/2” and is made with Jatoba and about 1/8” thick walnut on one side and about 3/16” walnut on the other side. The smaller one is all walnut with about the same face thicknesses.

My talented wife did the glass mosaic on the maple box.

One of the pivot lid boxes is of Canary Wood, one is Black Limba, one is Birdseye Maple with heartwood lid, and one is Birdseye Maple with Golden Amboyna Burl lid.

The hinged boxes are maple with spalted maple panel, and Jatoba with Birdseye maple panel.

The lift top boxes are maple with spalted maple lid, maple and Tasmanian Myrtlewood.

-- If I knew who it was and what they are doing perhaps I could defend myself...





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#1 posted 06-09-2017 10:11 PM

Very nice work

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

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#2 posted 06-10-2017 12:06 AM

That is a bunch of great boxes. You and your wife work well together. Everyone one is beautifully done with all those different woods.

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

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Dan

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#3 posted 06-10-2017 12:30 AM

Thanks Monte, your memory boxes look great by the way!

Thanks Dave.

-- If I knew who it was and what they are doing perhaps I could defend myself...

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#4 posted 06-10-2017 02:06 AM

Whoa Bud,

You have been BUSY!!!

They are all really beautiful!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#5 posted 06-10-2017 02:10 AM

Thanks Jerry.

-- If I knew who it was and what they are doing perhaps I could defend myself...

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#6 posted 06-10-2017 02:21 AM



That is a bunch of great boxes. You and your wife work well together. Everyone one is beautifully done with all those different woods.

- doubleDD


Pretty much says it!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#7 posted 06-10-2017 03:00 AM

You are missing one box, another box to hold all those boxes!

You really have been busy!
That, my friend, is quite a variety of beautiful boxes.
What are you going to do with all those boxes?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Dan

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#8 posted 06-10-2017 03:09 AM

Thanks ralbuck.

Thanks oldnovice. They make nice gifts and once in a while I might sell one.

-- If I knew who it was and what they are doing perhaps I could defend myself...

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#9 posted 06-10-2017 04:30 AM

Quite nice bunch. There are lot of different styles and types of woods.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Dan

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#10 posted 06-10-2017 04:49 AM

Thanks Ivan.

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#11 posted 06-10-2017 04:52 PM

This is a very nice collection of boxes. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#12 posted 06-10-2017 08:09 PM

Great stuff!

-- You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven - Jimi Hendrix

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Dan

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#13 posted 06-10-2017 08:30 PM

Thanks Charles.

Thanks Duff.

-- If I knew who it was and what they are doing perhaps I could defend myself...

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#14 posted 06-12-2017 03:37 PM

I agree, you’ve been busy and you need a box for the boxes 8^)
Each one qualifies as a project on its own, no “mass production” in that batch.

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Dan

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#15 posted 06-13-2017 12:41 AM

Thanks splinter.

-- If I knew who it was and what they are doing perhaps I could defend myself...

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