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Project by Roger posted 02-25-2011 11:07 PM 1510 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got this wood hinged box finished, and added another that I was experimenting with. Geesh! It’s been one-hundred days since I first posted the hinged box…. wow, I am s…l….o…...w
Thnx for the look

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#1 posted 02-25-2011 11:15 PM

Looks to me like you’ve been busy. Nice work!

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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#2 posted 02-25-2011 11:27 PM

Nice work! I love the wooden hinges.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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#3 posted 02-25-2011 11:29 PM

Your work is always beautiful, Roger! These are stunning! I love the combination of woods you used. they make a beautiful contrast. And the finishing looks nice and so professional. Just lovely!

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 02-25-2011 11:34 PM

Roger, it looks like you HAVE been busy! Great lookin boxes!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#5 posted 02-26-2011 12:24 AM

thnx everyone, I appreciate it. I woodwork about as fast a turtle runs .. LOL on some things. I seem to get me hands in a couple o things, then something around the house needs fixed, then, somethin with the car needs fixed, and on n on…. but, it’s all fun-busy in the woodshop

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 02-26-2011 01:41 AM

Stunning boxes and workmanship, great job

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#7 posted 02-26-2011 01:43 AM

Hey Roger,
Sweet different design and nice finish …good job.

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#8 posted 02-26-2011 03:31 AM

very beautiful boxes Roger

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#9 posted 02-26-2011 04:42 AM

Just wonderful craftsmanship and design, gave me a couple more ideas, Thanks!

-- Smitty

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#10 posted 02-26-2011 05:01 AM

Like these Roger, nice timber combo & decoration, but what about thoese hinges they are great :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#11 posted 02-26-2011 06:34 AM


2 nice projects. How did you cut the joints?



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#12 posted 02-26-2011 12:53 PM

thnx again everyone.
Rick: I cut the box joints with Woodline’s Router Joint System. I bought the system last Oct while at the Woodworking Show in Covington, KY. I’ve only scratched the surface of this jig system. These were actually experimental boxes that surprised myself I guess. Hope to have many more projects from this system in the future

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#13 posted 02-26-2011 04:12 PM

Good stuff Roger! Nice combination of woods and whole feel of these. I can also relate when it comes to feeling projects seem to take for ever. I guess it is more common than I thought…lol

BTW… I always remember… No matter how many times I read the book. The tortoise “Always” beats the hare… I try to remind myself that fact from time to time.

Keep up the good work!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#14 posted 02-26-2011 04:15 PM

Seems like a masters work to me.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#15 posted 02-26-2011 04:51 PM

You have given me hope Roger, I have been working (on & off) on a jewellery / keepsake chest for my wife for nearly 2 years everything gets in the way perhaps now I may actually get it finished & I hope it turns out 1/2 as good as yours

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

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