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I made this box with my 11-year-old son. It was a great way to spend his Christmas vacation.
-- How valuable is time to a person who spends his disparaging the beliefs of others? --David Berthelette www.pilotwoodworks.com
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#1 posted 01-03-2011 05:37 AM
Nice job guys!!!Like the keyed corner
-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"
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#2 posted 01-03-2011 05:39 AM
Nothing better and the box is great.
-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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#3 posted 01-03-2011 06:01 AM
Any time spent with our children is a bonus – the beautiful box that you guys created is an added bonus!
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#4 posted 01-03-2011 08:07 PM
Did you use the Milescraft templates? Were they easy to use? If you did use it, what did you inlay the design with? The box is beautiful and that corner pin idea is really neat.Vicki
-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD
#5 posted 01-04-2011 02:17 AM
I use the http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000KI8SCO?ie=UTF8&tag=wooforall-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B000KI8SCOwith a V-Groove bit.
Then I paint the grooves with black acrylic paint. It only takes about 10 minuites or so to dry then I sand over the design with 220 grit paper to remove any paint that went outside the lines. Blow out the dust and the design pops!
The kit is very easy to use.
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#6 posted 01-04-2011 02:52 AM
nice little box
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
#7 posted 01-04-2011 07:01 AM
Thanks for the good news, Dave. That’s the kit I bought.
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