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Mango/Koa box

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Project by WoodenSoldier posted 1502 days ago 1571 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a little box I made out of scrap wood just to try out a new technique. I used my new router table and a dove tail bit to create the a sliding koa lid.
Finished it with 3 coats of wipe-on poly.
The mango has a lot of termite damage but it gives it an interesting look I think.

I am planning on using it for some of my extra shop hardware.

-- Create something everyday.





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patron

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#1 posted 1502 days ago

looks good ,

nice woods .

always good to try new ideas ,
this one will come in handy for
other future projects .

well done .

-- 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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mafe

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#2 posted 1502 days ago

Beautiful box, love the patine.

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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BertFlores58

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#3 posted 1502 days ago

Good idea and technique. I can use this for glass insert too. I can let glass cutters to provide me a 20 degree angle and could be inserted sideways. I am always thinking how to flush glass on top to a moulding that will not be accidentally push out from below.. Thanks for posting. Enlightening.

-- Bert

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 1502 days ago

Looks great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1502 days ago

nice work looks great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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donjoe

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#6 posted 1501 days ago

Great looking box. Nice job.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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Blake

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#7 posted 1500 days ago

Beautiful. I’ve used Mango and Koa together as well, its a nice combination.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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lou

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#8 posted 1461 days ago

very cool.nice job

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 1348 days ago

Nice box. like the detail on the end of the sliding lid, too. How did you find cutting the koa? Did you dull any cutters with the inclusions in it?

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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