First "Art" Box

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Project by Dalehurst posted 08-30-2010 04:37 PM 1697 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first “Art” Box based on the plans put up on Lumberjocks by Andy

I need to improve my techniques for sure! Andy’s instructions are very detailed and well done!

My biggest mistake was not using a rubber pad under the sand paper disks with the angle grinder. (They blew up rather quickly and I was lucky nothing hit me).

Again Thank You Andy


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#1 posted 08-30-2010 04:52 PM

Super job Bruce wonderful box.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 08-30-2010 06:08 PM

Wow! I love strong contrast of the Paduak? and Maple?.
Very nice shaping and tight joints.
Well done!
I hope to see more from you.
Thanks for posting the link.

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

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#3 posted 08-30-2010 07:32 PM

Hi Andy

Thank You for responding and your generous comments! Yes its Maple and with a little Paduak on top.


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#4 posted 08-30-2010 07:37 PM

That’s a beauty. Good everything, wood, craftsmanship, finish, very cool….............

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

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#5 posted 08-30-2010 08:17 PM

A very interesting effect. Crumpled wood?

-- Ed Pirnik, Fine Woodworking Web Producer

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#6 posted 08-30-2010 10:30 PM

Very nice, great job.

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#7 posted 08-30-2010 10:31 PM

I see it has Andy’s stamp of approval… so well done…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#8 posted 08-31-2010 01:21 AM

Very pretty! I love the wood choices.
Great one!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#9 posted 08-31-2010 11:11 AM

Yep, If Andy says it good, it must be! Looks great to me, I look fwd to trying this in the future. Keep it up!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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