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Project by AstroGuy posted 1215 days ago 1223 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the 2010 version of my yearly travel box. This one has seen a year of use.

It is made of cherry with cocobolo miter keys and a bookmatched cocobolo panel for the top. This one has butt hinges and a magnetic catch at the front. Finish is Armor Seal as I recall…

This was a simple box to make although finishing the cocobolo top was a predictable challenge.

Richard

-- Richard





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 1215 days ago

Love the Cocobolo ! I have not yet had the pleasure of using it. Nice box.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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mafe

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#2 posted 1215 days ago

Really elegant.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Jiri Parkman

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#3 posted 1215 days ago

Nice box.

-- Jiri

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clieb91

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#4 posted 1215 days ago

Great looking top panel. Love the idea of the yearly memory boxes.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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SgtSnafu

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#5 posted 1215 days ago

Nicely done box. The cocobolo top set it off..

Thanks for sharing.

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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Maveric777

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#6 posted 1215 days ago

Man! I love the top! Looks to me you have yourself one fine collection of travel boxes. Well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 1214 days ago

Ditto on loving the top!

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

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Chip

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#8 posted 1209 days ago

Triple ditto on that top. Normally see book matching on big pieces. This looks gorgeous even though it’s smaller. Wonderful piece Richard!

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

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AstroGuy

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#9 posted 1209 days ago

Thanks for all the comments. The bookmatched top was fun to make. That cocobolo is some oily stuff!

R

-- Richard

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