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Another box idea I’m working on.
Praises from wife. I guess I’ll make a couple and see if anyone else likes them.
It looks better in real life. Time to practice my photo skills.
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#1 posted 01-28-2011 12:44 AM
Bob,I like the shape a lot. Distinctly Asian feel to it. What do you envision for the interior? How big is it? Keep making boxes!Roger
-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)
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#2 posted 01-28-2011 01:06 AM
Bob, thats a nice looking box.
#3 posted 01-28-2011 02:16 AM
Roger,I don’t know how you did it , but you caught me.
The interior is waiting inspiration.
I have in the past used flocking. Recently I’ve just been painting the interior. I also wandered around JoAnn Fabric looking at fabric for the interiors of boxes. No decision yet.
It’s about 6” by 6”. Not very big. It would look good on a hall table or maybe a sofa table.
Procrastination and I are close friends. :-)
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#4 posted 01-28-2011 05:35 AM
Wonderful looking box, great job.
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#5 posted 01-29-2011 01:59 AM
Nice box, your design is classy, would like to see more pics. What kind of wood, and how did you make the cuts, etc, curious minds would like to know, keep up the good work, thanks for sharing
-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing
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#6 posted 01-29-2011 03:25 AM
Wow awesome job on your box. Superb craftsmanship.
-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.
#7 posted 01-29-2011 03:33 AM
You’re gonna laugh…
It’s cheap Lowe’s crown molding. My only cuts were miters, granted the lid was compound miters but still only miters. And, of course, the bottom cutout for the feet. Drill and band saw for that.
I spent some time with the stain and finish though.
My plan is to make more with some good cherry, walnut or some other fine wood molded to shape.
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