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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 boxI realy like the light tuch of the 3 other woodcoloursand the hinge is not bad either :—)
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#2 posted 07-17-2010 11:59 PM
-- 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... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au 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 .
A GREAT 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. http://www.theartofboxes.com
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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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