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Project by thatwoodworkingguy posted 05-31-2010 03:21 AM 1299 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my weekend project! Walnut, white ash splines, bubinga top and purple heart legs.
I want to have the legs taper into each other to givet he box more of a pedestal effect.
I finished it with four coats of lacquer for a strong and glossy finish that invites you to touch it and feel it.
The interrior will be given a tray and felt lining but thats a job to be done tomorrow.

-- ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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#1 posted 05-31-2010 03:25 AM

This looks good the picture is a little dark to see all the details.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-31-2010 04:23 AM

Your choice of background material makes the legs appear as though they are straight and just sank into the material. I’m sure it looks better in person , but Jim is correct about the darkness issue. Maybe if you take some pictures out in the sunlight , it will let us see your project better and be able to tell where the box ends and the lid starts : ) Maybe a second spline in the lid would balance it out better. Just a thought : )

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#3 posted 05-31-2010 04:31 AM

Its made intentionaly so the lid blends into the body….

-- ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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#4 posted 05-31-2010 08:45 AM

Interesting box. Would liked to of had a pic of the inside, even though it is not finished.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#5 posted 05-31-2010 03:50 PM

The box looks cool, but you need to iron your backdrop. lol!

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

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#6 posted 05-31-2010 11:30 PM

Nice job on the box.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#7 posted 05-31-2010 11:35 PM

Great box

-- Norman

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#8 posted 06-01-2010 06:20 AM

Cool box.

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