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These are a few attempts at making some small boxes.
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#1 posted 01-22-2011 05:52 PM
I think you should change the comment from ‘attempts’ to ‘successes’ !
-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk
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#2 posted 01-22-2011 05:54 PM
Very nice, what finish did you use?
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#3 posted 01-22-2011 06:36 PM
Attempts? Heck, I guess the Mona Lisa was an attempt at a painting.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#4 posted 01-22-2011 06:38 PM
I have to agree Charlie M. The inlay is beautiful.
-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened
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#5 posted 01-22-2011 06:41 PM
very nice work, great looking boxes.
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
#6 posted 01-22-2011 08:05 PM
Thank everyone for the comments.
The jewelry box is cherry front and sides a maple top with a cherry inlay. I finished it with a tung oil hoping the cherry will age nicely.. Currently the smaller boxes are unfinished.
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#7 posted 01-22-2011 08:29 PM
Great looking box. How did you achieve the bevels on the lid?woodreamer
-- Bob, BC, Canada http://www.etsy.com/shop/abby702
#8 posted 01-22-2011 08:53 PM
Bevels on the lid are done on the table saw. Used a Jig there was plas for in one of the Shop Notes magazines, for cutting tenons.
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#9 posted 01-22-2011 09:24 PM
Cool design the 3rd
-- Dreaming patterns
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#10 posted 01-22-2011 09:31 PM
lovely work & attention to detail
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#11 posted 01-22-2011 10:07 PM
If these are only attempts, I can’t wait to see the successes!
-- Doug, Bakersfield, CA - I measured twice, cut it twice, and it is still too short!
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#12 posted 01-22-2011 11:13 PM
Beautiful boxes. Especially the first one.
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#13 posted 01-23-2011 12:59 AM
Very creative, I like the curves and the flower inlay
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#14 posted 01-23-2011 02:59 AM
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#15 posted 01-23-2011 04:42 AM
Great looking boxes.
-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---
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