Small Box

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Project by rikkor posted 2467 days ago 1433 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a small box I made recently. The box is Jatoba and the lid is Ipe. The arrow is pointing out a water drop, not a run. It is finished with Tung Oil.

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#1 posted 2466 days ago

Very impressive box Rikkor. Is that one of the Doug Stowe boxes? I’ve been thinking about doing one, now I will have to make one – I like it!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 2466 days ago

Rikkor -

Very cool box!


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#3 posted 2466 days ago

Looks good, rikkor. Those small simple boxes are fun to make and enjoyable to have. Could you fill that last picture space with a look inside or with the lid off? Could you give us some clue as to it’s construction?

-- Happy woodworking!

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#4 posted 2466 days ago

Blake, I had a picture with the lid off, and to my horror there was a prominant bead of glue showing. Too, too embarassing. It is mitered joinery.

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#5 posted 2466 days ago

Very nice box Rikkor.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#6 posted 2422 days ago

I really like the bevel on the lid. And the “one piece” look of the lid is great. Is this done with a scroll saw?

-- All the test cuts in the world won't stop you from cutting the outside when you meant to cut the inside. doh!

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#7 posted 2422 days ago

I beveled the lid on the table saw. then a round-over bit followed by sandpaper.

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#8 posted 2420 days ago


-- Jiri

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#9 posted 1955 days ago

Cool box

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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