Test Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by MaxPatchs posted 02-03-2011 03:18 PM 1788 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

- Maple & Walnut
- test box before making one for my wife…....of a different style
- 1st time trying joinery
- made lots of mistakes, but learned more
- Tung Oil Finish

9 comments so far

View Maveric777's profile


2693 posts in 3220 days

#1 posted 02-03-2011 03:29 PM

Looks to me like you passed! Good stuff….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

View littlecope's profile


3071 posts in 3645 days

#2 posted 02-03-2011 03:35 PM

Nice Job Max… and Welcome to LJ”s!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

View itsmic's profile


1419 posts in 3261 days

#3 posted 02-03-2011 04:05 PM

Nice job, that is excellent for a first, interesting joinery, and I am sold on the maple and walnut combination, looks like you are delving into a number of skill sets all at once, good job, thanks for sharing and welcome to the site

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

View kalapolo's profile


63 posts in 2832 days

#4 posted 02-03-2011 04:07 PM

I like the inset for opening the box. Great work!

View reggiek's profile


2240 posts in 3413 days

#5 posted 02-03-2011 06:39 PM

Great job for a first try. The joints look tight and clean. Boxes are harder then they appear….especially getting the joints to fit without voids or tear out. Welcome to LJ’s – a great site for getting tips and getting inspiration.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

View WWilson's profile


106 posts in 3206 days

#6 posted 02-03-2011 06:47 PM

Hi Max,

Very nice box. Keep up the good work! I look at it if you don’t learn something you can do better from every project then you aren’t improving! I wish you many more happy box making experiences!


View bigfish_95008's profile


250 posts in 3246 days

#7 posted 02-03-2011 07:02 PM

Mighty nice looking prototype.

-- bigfish "I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it." Vincent Van Gogh

View helluvawreck's profile


32083 posts in 3010 days

#8 posted 02-03-2011 07:25 PM

Nice work and Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View ratchet's profile


1391 posts in 3930 days

#9 posted 02-03-2011 07:37 PM

Good one! I’m sure the wife will be thrilled when you make hers.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics