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- 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
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#1 posted 02-03-2011 03:29 PM
Looks to me like you passed! Good stuff….
-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.
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#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.
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#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
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#4 posted 02-03-2011 04:07 PM
I like the inset for opening the box. Great work!
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#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!
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#6 posted 02-03-2011 06:47 PM
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!
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#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
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#8 posted 02-03-2011 07:25 PM
Nice work and Welcome to Lumberjocks.
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#9 posted 02-03-2011 07:37 PM
Good one! I’m sure the wife will be thrilled when you make hers.Welcome.
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