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Project by thatwoodworkingguy posted 1549 days ago 1088 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.

-- thatwoodworkingguy.com ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1549 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 1549 days ago

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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thatwoodworkingguy

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#3 posted 1549 days ago

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

-- thatwoodworkingguy.com ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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Eagle1

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#4 posted 1549 days ago

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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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 1548 days ago

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

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

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Monty Queen

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#6 posted 1548 days ago

Nice job on the box.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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NormG

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#7 posted 1548 days ago

Great box

-- Norman

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DLWoodWorker

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#8 posted 1548 days ago

Cool box.

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