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Project by blackcherry posted 07-25-2010 02:16 AM 1883 views 7 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJ’s, here a exercise in bevel cuts galore. I recently complete the exterior of these bevel beauty. The wood used are Bird Eye Maple and Black Walnut. The design come from Wood Mag. book” Designing Great Boxes”. I improvised on two of the three designs just add my own touch but the basic design is from the book. I would highly recommend this book if anyone is interested in making a wide variety of boxes. The smaller of the three boxes were my test cuts which turn out to be a added box in the end. The finish on the small one is Danish oil with a Bri Wax coating. The larger jewelry boxes were finished with Danish Oil and a French Polish Shellac. Thanks for viewing…BC





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donjoe

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#1 posted 07-25-2010 02:18 AM

Very, very impressive BC. Great job.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#2 posted 07-25-2010 02:41 AM

beautyfull work
you can bee proud of those
thank´s for sharing

Dennis

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 07-25-2010 02:56 AM

Great looking boxes. I bevelieve you must have had a lot of fun making them. What hinges did you use?

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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PurpLev

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#4 posted 07-25-2010 02:56 AM

BC those boxes and tops are spectacular! love it. the accent wood also works real well, adds a lot, but does not overpower the piece.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#5 posted 07-25-2010 04:12 AM

cool

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#6 posted 07-25-2010 04:32 AM

Some great looking boxes. Nice job on them.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#7 posted 07-25-2010 04:34 AM

Very classy look. Great job!

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

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lanwater

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#8 posted 07-25-2010 06:08 AM

Those boxes are fantastic. excellent work.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#9 posted 07-25-2010 07:28 AM

Very nice pieces, BC.

Aesthetic and original design, great contrast in the wood selection, shows off the birdseye, excellent joinery.

Excellent.

Vicrider

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#10 posted 07-25-2010 10:56 AM

They look very impresive.

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

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#11 posted 07-25-2010 11:51 AM

So beautiful work, thank you.

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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BritBoxmaker

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#12 posted 07-25-2010 12:05 PM

Excellent collection of boxes and great idea, bevelled sides. I’ll have to try that sometime.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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SPalm

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#13 posted 07-25-2010 12:35 PM

Very nice. They look just wonderful. And the finish really shines.

Just perfect.
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#14 posted 07-25-2010 01:57 PM

Very nice work and beautiful boxes. Well done.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#15 posted 07-25-2010 02:34 PM

Beautiful.

Boxes can be addictive….huh? :-)

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