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These are some boxes that I made for 2005 Christmas presents. I need to get better at taking pictures of my finished projects. I have been building and giving away projects for many years and just recently started signing and photographing them.
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#1 posted 01-14-2011 08:10 PM
These are sweet.What are the woods used?
-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"
#2 posted 01-14-2011 08:20 PM
One is Canary wood (from a very nice board, have not found any that nice since), one is birds eye maple, and the last is cocobolo and figured maple.
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#3 posted 01-14-2011 08:24 PM
I like your boxes. Thoughtful, tasteful, and well made. Hope to see more of your work.Roger
-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)
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#4 posted 01-14-2011 09:01 PM
Very nice, could we get an inside pic or two?
-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com
#5 posted 01-14-2011 09:11 PM
Sorry about the inside pic I gave the boxes away. I’ll do a better job on the pictures in the future. I allways use the same hardwood for the bottom as the sides.
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#6 posted 01-14-2011 09:34 PM
Nice job on the boxes. Good selections in your wood colors.
-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16
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#7 posted 01-14-2011 09:56 PM
I like the Cocobolo and maple one best. I really like boxes with light and dark contrast.
They all look good though.
-- Dan - "Collector of Hand Planes"
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#8 posted 01-15-2011 05:49 AM
great looken boxes.
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://email@example.com
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#9 posted 01-15-2011 05:52 AM
those are beautiful
-- Dave..Pensacola Fl.........In GOD we trust
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#10 posted 04-13-2011 01:48 AM
Don’t know how I missed these in the beginning but sure am glad I found them now!Very, very nice! Wonderful choice of woods and I love the classic design and the feet.
I will check out your other boxes as well.
Look forward to seeing more!
-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/
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