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Project by IantheTinker posted 05-01-2018 09:52 PM 1251 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the box a made for the 2018 Boxswap. It is made from pine and a darker wood that came from a weathered 4×4, so it could very well be pine also. I used a stacked method of shorter and longer strips to form the box joints. I wanted to do all the work by hand but I did end up ripping the boards on the table saw, however, everything else was done by hand. I finished the box with BLO and used Shellac for the topcoat.

Thank you for checking out my project.

-- “How you feeling, Roy?”... “a little unappreciated, Al...” - Die Hard





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hairy

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#1 posted 05-01-2018 09:56 PM

That’s a great box. I like how you put the weathered pieces in the top. Awesome!

-- My reality check bounced...

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#2 posted 05-01-2018 10:55 PM

Good lookin’ box
Somebody is going to be happy

-- 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 05-01-2018 10:57 PM

That’s a sharp-looking box, Ian! Nicely done!

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#4 posted 05-01-2018 11:36 PM

Nice work Ian

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#5 posted 05-02-2018 12:02 AM

Great looking box. I like that stack method you described. I have to try that!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#6 posted 05-02-2018 01:12 AM

Very Nice box. I think the stacked wood method is really interesting. Kind of reminds me of Lincoln logs, from when I was a kid. The joints really catch your eye and make you wonder how that was done. You hand tool guys are putting the rest of us to shame.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#7 posted 05-02-2018 09:36 AM

That’s a very nice box there. GREAT job. I’ll have to try that technique.

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#8 posted 05-02-2018 01:30 PM

Nicely done!

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#9 posted 05-02-2018 01:43 PM

Thank you all for the kind words!

-- “How you feeling, Roy?”... “a little unappreciated, Al...” - Die Hard

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#10 posted 05-02-2018 02:10 PM

Very nice. I do admire you hand tool guys. Great way to make the box joints. First time for me to see this method. I sure plan to use it soon. This is good use of the contrasting wood.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#11 posted 05-02-2018 02:31 PM

Hey Ian,

I enjoyed your box for a few days before I had to pass it on – since I missed the shipping date on the box I was making. I particularly like the flow of the grain in the top and bottom. The cut pieces you used for the box joints blended very well with each other also. Nicely done!

-Paul

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#12 posted 05-02-2018 06:40 PM

This is a great box and a nice design. Congratulations!

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#13 posted 05-03-2018 01:50 AM

Very interesting design, nice.

-- Regards, Charlie --------I talk to myself, because sometimes I need expert advice.---------

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#14 posted 05-04-2018 04:57 AM

Another in a listing of really nice boxes. Awesome wood, used to the maximum.

Thanks for sharing

-- Think safe, be safe

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#15 posted 05-04-2018 02:02 PM



Hey Ian,

I enjoyed your box for a few days before I had to pass it on – since I missed the shipping date on the box I was making. I particularly like the flow of the grain in the top and bottom. The cut pieces you used for the box joints blended very well with each other also. Nicely done!

-Paul

- Ocelot

I was wondering why it got passed along, sorry you weren’t able to get yours done in time. Best wishes!

-- “How you feeling, Roy?”... “a little unappreciated, Al...” - Die Hard

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