Just a box

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Project by Bott posted 07-17-2010 10:59 PM 1329 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had to try a box after seeing YorkshireStewart’s wooden hinge. This one is walnut with purple heart ,maple and padauk. Could not talk the missus out of her knitting kneadles though.

Have a good one


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#1 posted 07-17-2010 11:11 PM

great work on that box
I realy like the light tuch of the 3 other woodcolours
and the hinge is not bad either :—)


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#2 posted 07-17-2010 11:59 PM

Great job!

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#3 posted 07-18-2010 12:37 AM

I have tried similar hinges but this is just great..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#4 posted 07-18-2010 01:09 AM

Nice Box and Hinges, my Friend!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#5 posted 07-18-2010 01:44 AM

Great unique box. Welcome to LJ!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 07-18-2010 01:55 AM

Bott ,
you are right ,
it’s just a box .


very well done ,

welcome to LJ’s .

-- 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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#7 posted 07-18-2010 02:22 AM

Really like the hinges and diagonal stripes!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 07-18-2010 11:24 AM

Nice box. I like the accents you did.

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

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#9 posted 07-18-2010 12:00 PM

Beautiful box, Bott.

I like the hinge idea. I must try these sometime.
I enjoy Mike’s and these are an interesting variation. I wonder.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#10 posted 07-18-2010 01:20 PM

This box is well made with excellent hinge placement and design. I really like it.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#11 posted 07-18-2010 06:52 PM

Very nice! The three thin stripes angled across the top and two down the front add so much to what otherwise would be “just a box”. Then we turn it around and see that on the back you have constructed a wonderful wooden hinge. So, as David said, it’s not “just a box”, it’s a great box!


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