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Project by flabelle posted 02-27-2011 10:05 PM 1199 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As first attempt in the small box world, and also first post to Lumberjocks, this small one is made in Lacewood (louro faia).The lid is made in Bloodwood. The miter key are also made in Bloodwood. To reveal the nice grain patern, i use 2 coat of tung oil as base, and then Minwax Wipe-on poly.
6’’ wide x 4’’ depth x 2 3/4’’ high





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mtkate

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#1 posted 02-27-2011 10:06 PM

The first of many, I hope!

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rance

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#2 posted 02-27-2011 10:18 PM

Nice design, nice choice of woods, nice execution.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#3 posted 02-27-2011 11:36 PM

Awesome job. I like the choice of woods and finish that lets the grain shine. How did you cut the splines? Did you build a table saw jig? Thank you for sharing.

-- Wilton, Phoenixville PA http://kimbertonwoodworks.com

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#4 posted 02-28-2011 02:23 AM

Nice Job

-- John from Jackson, Michigan

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#5 posted 02-28-2011 02:50 AM

This is a pretty sharp first attempt. I’d love for you to consider showing more photos of the lid to better see how it actually seats to the box. Keep em coming.

-- Tommy, ---- It's Never Crowded On the Extra Mile.

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#6 posted 02-28-2011 09:22 AM

Wow, nice project. The wood is not the easiest choice but you made it!! Welcome to the box-making family

-- http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/

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#7 posted 02-28-2011 03:20 PM

This is a real nice box. You did a good job on it.

-- 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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#8 posted 02-28-2011 03:48 PM

Nicely done! that would be an achievement if you were well practiced at box making
Best
Trevor

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

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Marpintero

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#9 posted 03-01-2011 05:32 AM

Excellent combination of woods. A good start to the fabulous world of boxes. Good luck with those still to come!

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina

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#10 posted 03-01-2011 04:48 PM

Sweet little box, finely crafted with beautiful woods, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#11 posted 03-02-2011 03:40 PM

Best wishes

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