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Project by samiam posted 01-20-2011 11:01 PM 2102 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Paduak, Wenge and maple box with inset dovetails. A gift for my wife at our engagement

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#1 posted 01-20-2011 11:51 PM

gorgeous! I like the dark (wenge) line through the dovetail joint.

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#2 posted 01-20-2011 11:53 PM

Beautiful box. Love the color combo and the dovetails.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#3 posted 01-20-2011 11:57 PM

Nice box. I like the subtle contrast of the dovetail.
Made with the Incra LS system?

-- Woodworkers theory of relativity - the quality of your scrap is relative to your skill level

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#4 posted 01-21-2011 12:24 AM

Great job. Apparently the love of great dovetails is universal on lumberjocks. Thank you for sharing.

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#5 posted 01-21-2011 12:51 AM

very nice

-- Bryan H

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#6 posted 01-21-2011 12:53 AM

Spectacular in a classy sort of way!

Secret of the dovetails, please?

-- Smitty

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#7 posted 01-21-2011 01:45 AM

Yay for double-double dovetails and the Incra jig! :)

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#8 posted 01-21-2011 01:55 AM

wow this box is very sexy.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#9 posted 01-21-2011 06:00 AM

Those double dovetails cool. I have to use a Sharpie to make that kind of dovetail.

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#10 posted 01-21-2011 05:43 PM


Sharpie!!!!!!!!!!! Why didn’t I think of that

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