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Project by cwdance1 posted 11-18-2010 11:50 PM 1691 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just one more box after this one and the Chrismas boxes will be done.

This one is cherry and tiger maple, the pictures don’t do the chery justice as it is beautiful.

Please let me know what you think, good or bad.

Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 11-19-2010 12:02 AM

wow you did a beautiful job and you are right the wood is super beautiful….my only change comment on this would be i think the front handle should have been wider…i think its possibly a little blocky..but besides that a wonderful job…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 11-19-2010 12:35 AM

You know I have been looking at the handles and trying to figure out what needs to be changed. Your right they are a little blocky and need to be wider and more rounded.


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#3 posted 11-19-2010 12:36 AM

hi that is one very nice box great job love the lid nice design is the design burned into the wood
was asked to make a box on the lath and burn the persons name and family crest
never did burning before so not sure if i should take on the job or not is the burner expensive

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#4 posted 11-19-2010 12:42 AM

The design is routed in the lid with my home made CNC router.

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#5 posted 11-19-2010 01:15 AM

That’s nice, very unique!

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#6 posted 11-19-2010 02:00 AM

Yes it is beautiful! Great work!
Please tell more about your home made CNC router? Maybe some pics?
Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#7 posted 11-19-2010 02:15 AM

I built my machine with plans from the website

Lots of information and fee plans and a great bunch of people.

You can see a picture of what I built by going to my home page here.

Thanks for all the great comments.

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#8 posted 11-19-2010 08:26 AM

All of your boxes look great, CW. They are a great tribute to a very unique box making style.


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#9 posted 11-19-2010 02:51 PM

Very nice box! The routed designs are unique to you. You should do a blog showing some more details. Keep up the nice work :-)

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#10 posted 11-19-2010 05:55 PM

Nice series of boxes. Fun stuff….............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#11 posted 11-20-2010 03:47 AM

Awesome job on this one. Very nice wood combo also.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#12 posted 12-10-2010 03:21 AM

Awesome boxes, I was probally busy when you posted those boxes they look nice. Superb work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#13 posted 01-11-2011 11:51 PM

Nice looking box, I like your cnc work, adds a real touch of class, I wish I could learn as fast as I look, great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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