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Project by Al Navas posted 2473 days ago 2982 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The box sitting on our harvest table, prior to delivery:

The shiplapped boards that make up the back of the box, with the edges beveled to 45°:

I have a 10-minute video of the “build” of this box on my blog. Thanks for looking!

-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO, http://sandal-woodsblog.com





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TomFran

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#1 posted 2473 days ago

Nice work! Beautiful craftsmanship. The wood is gorgeous as is the finish.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 2473 days ago

if I had the room for one….

this is really nice.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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PanamaJack

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#3 posted 2473 days ago

Very cool woodworking.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Dadoo

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#4 posted 2473 days ago

Jeeze Al, that quilted maple looks like it was carved into the wood! Beautiful!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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miles125

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#5 posted 2473 days ago

I first thought the center panel was dented up metal! Very interesting look.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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Al Navas

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#6 posted 2473 days ago

Thank you all!

I apologize, but I forgot to include two things:

1. The wood is quarter-sawn sycamore
2. The finish is Waterlox

The rest IS on the blog :) . Thanks for looking!

-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO, http://sandal-woodsblog.com

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Thos. Angle

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#7 posted 2472 days ago

Amazing!!

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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cajunpen

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#8 posted 2472 days ago

Wow Al, that is an amazing looking box.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Al Navas

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#9 posted 2472 days ago

Thanks, Thos. and Bill. You folks are so kind!!!

-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO, http://sandal-woodsblog.com

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mrtrim

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#10 posted 2472 days ago

this is really , really nice ! what in the world is the door panel made with ? id like a bunch of it !

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Brad_Nailor

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#11 posted 2472 days ago

Man, that is too nice to keep bread in! That door panel is insane! It looks 3D. Did you use any tricks to get the figure to pop? Nice work

-- http://www.facebook.com/pages/DSO-Designs/297237806954248

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Mark A. DeCou

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#12 posted 2472 days ago

elegant.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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Al Navas

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#13 posted 2472 days ago

Thanks, trim, Brad, and Mark!

The door has glass in it – it popped by itself :-) . We selected it to match the glass in our daughter’s upper cabinets.

-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO, http://sandal-woodsblog.com

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dalec

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#14 posted 2472 days ago

Al, Very impressive project as usual.

Dalec

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#15 posted 2472 days ago

Beautiful!
I love the door panel.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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