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Walnut and maple. Shows off the joints. Very simple hinge. Hinges can be addicting. So many styles and methods of construction.
I’ve got to get a better camera. After all, it can’t be ME!! lol
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#1 posted 09-30-2010 07:12 PM
Nice looking box… uh, I think. :)
Try standing back a bit, then just crop the picture on your computer. I think you’ll find that will work better than standing too close.
-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--
#2 posted 09-30-2010 08:05 PM
rance: thanks for the tip. I stood back and took some more pics. Then I went out and found me a nine year old to explain “crop”. He said it was an eye-dee-ten-tee problem on the computer. You know, I D 1 0 T on my computer. ME?
#3 posted 09-30-2010 08:13 PM
LOL. That’s funny. If you use Windows, Open the Paint program to resize, crop, and manipulate your pics. Don’t make it too small though or you’ll have the same problem. I look forward to the new pics.
#4 posted 09-30-2010 08:20 PM
OMG First it was “crop” now it’s “paint”. STOP!! My brain pan can’t handle the input. lol! I want to make sawdust not make my computer smoke or my brain.
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#5 posted 09-30-2010 08:23 PM
Nice box…hope I can see the clear pics. It’s too foggy. lol
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#6 posted 09-30-2010 08:32 PM
Simple and clean is always a good idea.
-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.
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#7 posted 09-30-2010 08:38 PM
I’ve got a Canon Powershot Sx100 IS camera that’s a few years old with 10X optical zoom and 8 megapixel. It does just about everything a camera can do, except get really really close. I can only get within about 1 ft. The zoom feature is pretty good and it even records video for about 10 minutes with my 2GB sandisk. I’ve been published and get a lot of compliments from folks about photos I’ve taken. I’ve finally started using the owner’s manual and manual features to know what it will do. I had a lot of camera features I wasn’t using instead I was using photoshop editor. I could have taken the picture the way I wanted it in the first place. Battery Life using the top Lithium by Everready is the best.
The upgade model after mine Canon Sx120 IS for $200 is a lot of camera. The “Auto” feature is really good. It’s rated very high 5 out of 5 in several reviews and 4.5 in the critics page, but they never give 100%
If I were to get a new camera right now I’d get the Canon SX130IS it’s a 12optical Zoom and 12.1 megapixel. The Macro feature lets you get within a 1/2”, a better wide angle and 20% better zoom, and w/ more megapixel that means photoeditor has more to work with. Enjoy.
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#8 posted 09-30-2010 10:18 PM
Very nice, love the look
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#9 posted 02-05-2011 03:58 AM
nice looken box
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
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#10 posted 02-05-2011 04:00 AM
Nice box. Did you make the finger joint jig or did you buy one?
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