Christmas boxes

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Project by Robw posted 01-14-2011 07:44 PM 1514 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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!"

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#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.

-- "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.

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#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,

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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,,

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