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Project by Hawk9 posted 1397 days ago 1607 views 9 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

walnut, maple, homemade hinges
Tried following a tip from LJ rance to get better pics





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Charles Maxwell

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#1 posted 1397 days ago

Nice!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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littlecope

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#2 posted 1397 days ago

You do wonderful work, my Friend!! Thanks for sharing it and Welcome to LJ’s!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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RogerBean

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#3 posted 1397 days ago

I’ve been following your posts with interest. The idea of “simple and clean” is one I find very attractive, yet the simple box that is also “beautiful” is not so easy to achieve as one would think. A fancy lid is not sufficient (though there’s nothing wrong with it). Most of my posts have been somewhat more complex, but I am experimenting at the moment with the simple, but beautiful box. Who knows, I might even get something tolerable. I like your work. Keep making boxes.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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Jordan

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#4 posted 1397 days ago

Simple and clean you may say – but so beautiful. There’s a lot to be said about making something so eye catching without overdoing it.

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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Maveric777

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#5 posted 1397 days ago

This little jewel is definitely an outstanding example that a project does not have to go overboard with complexity to be impressive. I agree with Jordan … “There’s a lot to be said about making something so eye catching without overdoing it”...

Well done and welcome to Lumber Jocks….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Jason

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#6 posted 1396 days ago

Those hinges are great. They really take your box to the next level. Thanks for sharing it.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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tdv

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#7 posted 1396 days ago

very very nice

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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NBeener

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#8 posted 1396 days ago

So … now you have to tell us the photo tip ! Is it something like a soft-focus filter, or … is that just my glasses getting dirty ;-)

But … simple and clean … raises the stakes. I mean … when it’s not all cluttered up with doo-dads, nooks, crannies, blended species, and stuck on what-nots … the craftsmanship and design are REALLY in the spotlight.

And yours is first-rate.

Beautiful piece. Thanks for sharing !

-- -- Neil

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HorstPeter

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#9 posted 1395 days ago

Classy, just how I like it.

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rance

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#10 posted 1393 days ago

I really like the clean lines, and those hinges, that’s thinking outside the box. Keep practising with the pics, they are getting better.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Kieth

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#11 posted 1379 days ago

Simply stunning. A great reminder that things don’t have to be forced to be grand.

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Pie

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#12 posted 905 days ago

WOW! Nice colors and very clean finish. Keep’ em coming.

-- Pie

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