Segmented Walnut and Maple Box

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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 01-23-2018 03:18 PM 738 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I constructed this box using the segmented ring method, but instead of turning the box on my lathe I used my CNC machine. Each ring was cut separately on the CNC then glued together using a jig I made to align the rings. The CNC method actually took longer than using the lathe, but will allow for more complex shapes on future projects.

-- Roger Gaborski,

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#1 posted 01-23-2018 03:43 PM

Very nice looking lidded vessel. I guess that proves that there is always more than on way to skin a cat.

CNC is another hobby I’ve often thought about but wouldn’t know where to start.

(Edit) I just took a look at your projects and I must say I’m very impressed with your skills with your CNC skills. I really like the humming birds and lobster. Wow!


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#2 posted 01-23-2018 04:15 PM

I would of never thought this was made on a cnc machine. Impressive.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 01-23-2018 06:05 PM

Sans lathe, who would have thought!
I like the build process on this piece, need to try that.
Turned out very beautiful.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#4 posted 01-23-2018 06:26 PM

Beautiful project!!!

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#5 posted 01-23-2018 07:30 PM

Nice work, Roger!!


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#6 posted 01-23-2018 10:00 PM

Always an A+

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#7 posted 01-24-2018 12:46 AM

Very interesting… would be interesting to learn about your CNC.

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#9 posted 01-24-2018 02:33 PM

Roger, this is a beautiful piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#10 posted 01-24-2018 04:45 PM

Nice wood combo and design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 01-24-2018 05:06 PM

Very Nice Roger. Congrats on the Top Three!

-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

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#12 posted 01-25-2018 03:47 PM

Nice box Roger.

About CNC … : I was not in favour but finally I bought one early this year and it will be dedicatet to engrave TEXT in wood. This will bring added value to my work.
Still learning gcodes et lettering software. Hope to be able to share soon !

-- Muriel, Belgium

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