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Project by GaryK posted 02-08-2011 02:57 AM 3366 views 6 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a little box that I built just a proof of concept. You can see the look I was going for.

The woods are hard maple and Peruvian walnut with my standard crushed velvet interior.

The rest is sort of self explanatory.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#1 posted 02-08-2011 02:59 AM

very cool I love that look.

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#2 posted 02-08-2011 03:03 AM

It’s pretty hard to come with a new idea in box making, but I have to hand it to you, Gary…. I have not seen one like this before. Nice work.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 02-08-2011 03:05 AM

great looking box!!!! Can I ask how you did it??

-- Joe, Ga

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#4 posted 02-08-2011 03:06 AM

Gary: You da man..!!!
Great concept and better execution.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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#5 posted 02-08-2011 03:08 AM

Amazing box. That is definitely one creative idea.

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#6 posted 02-08-2011 03:12 AM

Unique Box Gary very well done

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 02-08-2011 03:12 AM

Gary that’s a great idea, Did you cut the alternating layers in strips & mitre the corners,or sheets with the middle cut out? I really like it & like Charlie said it hard trying to come up with something new but there are some Lumberjocks like yourself who keep managing it
Good job

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#8 posted 02-08-2011 03:18 AM

love this box, can you do a blog on how you did the sides?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#9 posted 02-08-2011 03:24 AM

Awesome look Gary. The box-making bar has been raised significantly!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#10 posted 02-08-2011 03:28 AM

Great looking I guess that you cut the innie and the outie layer separately and then you resawed off slices and glued then together for a side.

Just my thought.

Very inventive.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#11 posted 02-08-2011 03:32 AM

Great concept! I like it when people think outside the “box” and push the envelope.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow --

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#12 posted 02-08-2011 03:38 AM

Wow!!!!! I THINK I HATE YOU ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !LOL…....just amazing!

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#13 posted 02-08-2011 03:39 AM

well its a different looking box thats for sure you had fun with some of the challenges..thanks for showing it..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#14 posted 02-08-2011 03:52 AM

Sweet little box!

Very nice job!

There is a Gal LJ that has made at least one box, stacked like that…
Don’t remember the name…

C O O L !!

What are the dimensions?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#15 posted 02-08-2011 03:57 AM

Ang galing!! So good. Thanks for posting.

-- Bert

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