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Project by BburgBoy posted 11-07-2017 03:08 AM 1139 views 8 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I suspect that most veterans to this site have seen versions of this box. It represents my first foray into small box building. Hats off to Brad from Fix This Build That. This was a perfect project to learn precision bevel joints for these small boxes. Brad’s video and web instructions were clear and informative.

Box on the left is hard maple and walnut. Box on the right is angelique and hard maple. The Angelique piece, an exotic similar to teak, was a Woodcraft sale item …so I figured, why not. It’s hard and heavy; I don’t think i’ll use it again for things like this.

The maple/walnut box is finished in shellac. I putzed and futzed with Watco Danish oil on the angelique/maple box. That wood combination just didn’t like Watco.

-- Larry, SW Virginia





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observer100

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#1 posted 11-07-2017 03:41 AM

Very nice. Love the contrasting colors. Box making can be so addictive.

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Softshell

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#2 posted 11-07-2017 01:45 PM

Nice boxes. I too was reviewing the same website, and have just started my first two boxes. Thanks for the info and inspiration.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 11-07-2017 03:12 PM

These are so nice and beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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majuvla

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#4 posted 11-07-2017 04:30 PM

Beautiful contrasting combination.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Tommy DiBuono

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#5 posted 11-08-2017 12:20 AM

Nice work!

-- TommyD, New York

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