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Project by Hawk9 posted 1354 days ago 1882 views 4 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Saw a blog once on “string” boxes awhile back. Couldn’t ever find it again! Being a self-taught amatuer I figured what the heck. So I made my own “string” box.
Built maple box. Used a veining bit in the trim router, went a little crazy with it. Inlaid. Sealed.
Nothing special but it’s OK. Something to build. Crazy, huh?





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dub560

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#1 posted 1354 days ago

very nice

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ellen35

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#2 posted 1354 days ago

very impressive!
love the look

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#3 posted 1354 days ago

Looks special to me. Great creativity and re-inventing the wheel is just as much fun as inventing it. What are the inlays?
Thanks for sharing this with us.

Paul M

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#4 posted 1354 days ago

Crazy indeed, but waaay nice !

-- Having fun...Eric

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BritBoxmaker

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#5 posted 1354 days ago

‘Nothing special’? I disagree. Its inventive, you enjoyed doing it, I’m enjoying looking at it. any of those make it special in my book.

Well done, thanks for posting, made my day that bit more bearable.

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

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#6 posted 1354 days ago

Crazy good!

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#7 posted 1354 days ago

nothing speciel hmm you deffently have to reconsider that
and its not over done at all, very plesent to look at

well done
Dennis

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#8 posted 1354 days ago

It certainly is whimsical that is, very cool.

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CiscoKid

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#9 posted 1354 days ago

That’s amazing! What did you use for inlay?

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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Chip

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#10 posted 1354 days ago

Nicely done Hawk. I like the airiness of it. The inlay makes the box look light as a feather. Great job and thanks for sharing it with us.

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

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Roger

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#11 posted 1354 days ago

very slick…. I like it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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rowdy

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#12 posted 1354 days ago

Neat and cool!

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#13 posted 1353 days ago

Nice job, good work, looks great.

-- Tom D

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#14 posted 1353 days ago

Nothing special HUH! I beg to differ, this is special! Don’t be putting yourself down cause you don’t think it is special. How many times have you seen stuff like this? Not very often! I really like this and would be glad to have this in my house on display in a prominent place.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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TJ65

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#15 posted 1353 days ago

Thats way cool – tell us what did you use for the inlay!

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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