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Cedar box with inlay in hinged lid.

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Project by Jim Finn posted 11-16-2017 10:59 PM 692 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this box, that is to be used as a door prize at a children’s christmas event entitled “Mickey’s Christmas. It is put on by one of our local Universities. Box measures 11.5”x8.5”x3”.

-- No PHD, but I have a GED and my DD 214





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shipwright

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#1 posted 11-17-2017 02:02 AM

Nice one Jim. Is this your usual full thickness double bevel cut?
Very well done.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Jim Finn

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#2 posted 11-17-2017 02:20 AM

yes 3/8” thickness but this is larger than most of my boxes.

-- No PHD, but I have a GED and my DD 214

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 11-17-2017 02:31 AM

That is a great looking box, Jim!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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majuvla

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#4 posted 11-17-2017 06:52 AM

The inlay is quite impressive and authenticly realistic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Tooch

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#5 posted 11-17-2017 10:44 AM

awesome looking box. my daughters would certainly love it, im sure it’ll be a hit!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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RTV

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#6 posted 11-17-2017 02:12 PM

Very nice

-- Ray Vanderpool

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JCamp

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#7 posted 11-17-2017 02:56 PM

That is great work. Your gonna make someone’s day when they win that

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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GR8HUNTER

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#8 posted 11-17-2017 03:14 PM

a beautiful inlay box Jim ….GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 11-17-2017 08:27 PM

You did a great job on these two characters and it makes a beautiful top.

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

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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tomd

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#10 posted 11-17-2017 10:24 PM

Very nice work, looks great.

-- Tom D

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Jim Finn

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#11 posted 11-17-2017 10:26 PM

Thank you for the kind comments. I included the pine circle/spotlight in this project so that the walnut would show up well. Walnut and cedar do not contrast enough to suit me. I also changed the color of Mickey’s pants from red to yellow (bois d’arc) to match his shoes. The red is babinga the hands and eyes are basswood and the ears are walnut. The spotlight and the faces are pine.

-- No PHD, but I have a GED and my DD 214

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Druid

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#12 posted 11-19-2017 04:05 AM

Beautifully done. I’m sure that it will be treasured.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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