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Project by Edward83 posted 10-19-2010 08:36 PM 1131 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This may be my favorite box that I have made yet. It is paduak and the Lid is curly maple and walnut. Brass clasp and hinges and chains. I made this with my new 45 degree miter bit for my router which made the gluing process a lot easier than fiddling around with the corner clamps on a clean miter cut. It makes the grooves for more gluing area. I’ll be reviewing the bit a little bit later. The liner has a bit of a shimmer and I have used it before in other boxes but this is really the first picture that I have taken to capture how pretty it is. By and by this again is my favorite box I have made, style color and all. Thanks for looking!

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.





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BritBoxmaker

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#1 posted 10-19-2010 08:43 PM

Good box ED. Like to see that bit.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Chip

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#2 posted 10-19-2010 08:57 PM

Another beautiful box Edward. I too would be interested in hearing more about that bit. Thanks for the post!

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

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Edward83

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#3 posted 10-19-2010 09:22 PM

Alright fellas I just posted my review on that bit. Enjoy!

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

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BritBoxmaker

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#4 posted 10-19-2010 09:57 PM

Thanks

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#5 posted 10-19-2010 10:40 PM

Very nice wood combination. Well done.

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#6 posted 10-20-2010 01:44 AM

Well done… Looking forward to your review of that router bit—especially any problems with doing set-up.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#7 posted 10-20-2010 01:49 AM

Nice box. The coving detail looks good. The lock miter bits are sold by several of the router bit manufacturers and several have both a standard and a baby size. I’ve found them useful with box making.

-- Randy, Oakdale, Ca.

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#8 posted 10-20-2010 02:40 AM

unique box well done

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#9 posted 10-20-2010 03:42 AM

Very pretty. Great combination of woods.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 10-20-2010 04:36 PM

Good looking box, the bit you got, along with your expertise has created some very nice miter joints, I will have to see about getting one myself, great job

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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