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Project by whitedog posted 08-23-2010 08:47 PM 2178 views 14 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box started out as a quick and fast throw together project and it actually went together pretty well, unlike some of my other boxes. I really like the lid on this one , the shape and it adds a different look to the box. I will be trying more with this shape. It is 9 1/2×5 1/2×4 1/2 and the end caps are redwood ,the front back and bottom is some of my bug eaten oak , lid is maple with a manzinata burl lift. Thanks for looking.

And as always leave a comment or question.

-- Paul , Calfornia





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Raftermonkey

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#1 posted 08-23-2010 09:12 PM

Great looking box.

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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shopmania

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#2 posted 08-23-2010 09:36 PM

very cool looking. Different!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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huff

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#3 posted 08-23-2010 09:55 PM

Paul, That’s one of the prettiest boxes I’ve seen. Between the contrast of your woods and the shape of your ends (legs) and the top. Great design, Great craftsmanship and a Great finish! Beautiful combination all the way around.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#4 posted 08-23-2010 09:58 PM

What a great job, love the wood.

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Kathy

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#5 posted 08-23-2010 09:59 PM

Really pretty. The sides and top look like they are made of some kind of stone!!

-- curious woodworker

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#6 posted 08-23-2010 10:44 PM

Nice box. Interesting design. Great woods and finish.

-- tim hill www.newcalshop.com

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#7 posted 08-23-2010 11:03 PM

That is really handsome. I like it.
Great design, great details, and great finish.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Jordan

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#8 posted 08-23-2010 11:04 PM

Wow, what a creative and attractive looking little box. So different.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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whitedog

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#9 posted 08-23-2010 11:17 PM

Thanks everyone for the positive feed back . This is the first box in a while that I have liked as soon as I was done. I usually like a few things at first then grow to like the whole box.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#10 posted 08-23-2010 11:47 PM

Pretty clean lines for you. More traditional from your other styles. Looks great! Nice design, beautiful wood well crafted, excellent!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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RS Woodworks

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#11 posted 08-24-2010 12:14 AM

Very cool I like the design. Great work!

Ryan

-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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#12 posted 08-24-2010 12:59 AM

Great design and colors. Well done !

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#13 posted 08-24-2010 02:42 AM

Very nice Whitedog.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#14 posted 08-24-2010 03:49 AM

Very nice design and an overall great looking box. Well done.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#15 posted 08-24-2010 05:51 AM

Very beautiful box

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

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