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Project by Glen posted 12-25-2010 06:36 AM 1633 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another project I made from Wood magazine. That magazine is almost as cool as this web site. I gave this box as a Christmas gift. I don’t know why the lid looks darker in the second picture. It’s actually the same color as the box. I bought an expensive camera and still can’t take good pictures. I’ll stick to woodworking instead of photography.

-- Glen

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#1 posted 12-25-2010 06:41 AM


I really like the lid/handle design.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 12-25-2010 06:55 AM

Glen, If yi ubujy an even more expensive camera and hold your tongue just right, you’ll get better pics. In teh mean time, nice work, I’m sure they liked thE box and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 12-25-2010 07:08 AM

Merry Christmas to you as well.

-- Glen

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#4 posted 12-25-2010 07:42 AM

It’s all about angles and light reflection as seen by the camera. It’s a very nice box. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#5 posted 12-25-2010 12:50 PM

Very well done! Classic wood combo, good, clean build. Thanks for posting.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#6 posted 12-25-2010 01:22 PM

Nice Job Glen, Sleek and Elegant!!
Congratulations on your first year here too, my Friend!!

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

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#7 posted 12-25-2010 03:38 PM

Very nicely done Glen – best of the season to you

-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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#8 posted 12-25-2010 07:53 PM

Nice box. Looks like a really good job on the finish. Don’t worry about the photography. This is a woodworking site and your pictures exhibit your work just fine.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#9 posted 12-25-2010 08:07 PM

Beautiful box, love the style and design. Workmanship is impeccable as well.

-- Lovin' sawdust in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado

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#10 posted 12-27-2010 07:22 PM

Great piece Glen. Distinctive design and clean execution. A real beaut… well done.

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

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#11 posted 12-29-2010 12:23 AM

Very nice box Glen, The different woods go very well together and the workmanship looks excellent. Don’t give up on the photography, as it is important to best show off your projects. I’m not very good at it yet, but I expect like everything else, that I will get better with experience. So will you.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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