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Curley Maple with Curley Walnut top bowl

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Project by Ziggman posted 01-31-2018 12:45 AM 1063 views 10 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi,

Back to fun after the holidays. This is Curley Maple with a one piece Walnut top.

The bevel is 14 degrees and the mitre is 43 degrees.

The top was a 1+3/4 inch piece of walnut. The cuts empowered all made with a certain order of cut coordination.

Sorry for sounding like a geek there. But I am at heart with math and science.

The under handle cuts are bigger than the top. The top has some weight to it, but it’s a design I liked when I was finished with the cuts.

Top length is 17 inches long by 6 inches wide. The top fits an a double cut so the inside looks cool when the top is off

This is 1st coat of poly, steel wool and 3 more to go…

-- In his retort, the alchemist repeats the work of nature-----Jim Morrison





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#1 posted 01-31-2018 02:06 AM

Nice design!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 01-31-2018 11:28 AM

very interesting design and stunning lumber

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 01-31-2018 02:01 PM

That went right in to my favorites. Wood combo is great. Well done!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#4 posted 01-31-2018 02:47 PM

I realy like those various angles and curves on top.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 01-31-2018 02:53 PM

Excellent work Ziggman!

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#6 posted 01-31-2018 03:01 PM

This is a nice looking wine case.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#7 posted 01-31-2018 03:32 PM

thats just gorgeous.i love the wood combo and the angles you used give the box a nice look.you did a beautiful job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#8 posted 01-31-2018 05:47 PM

Angles!! Too many angles. Haha. I’m not anywhere close in my woodworking to try angles like that. The box is beautiful (wood and design) but you did a great job bringing the angles together. I’m impressed.

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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#9 posted 01-31-2018 09:18 PM

Nice style, well done.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#10 posted 02-02-2018 01:13 PM

Turned out well! I’d like to se the inside..

-- "The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides!" --Artur Schnabel

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#11 posted 02-02-2018 11:25 PM

Hi

Here’s the inside. The bottom is 1/4 walnut floating in a groove. The groove is the same angle as the bevel. That way it is horizontal when the box is put together. The top inset is again at the same bevel so it is perpendicular to the bottom. I make the vertical cut a little deeper to give a nice inside detail for when the top is off.

-- In his retort, the alchemist repeats the work of nature-----Jim Morrison

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#12 posted 02-03-2018 12:15 AM

Here’s some wifey took. That is the small Sauternes size bottle

-- In his retort, the alchemist repeats the work of nature-----Jim Morrison

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