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Just a small box made of maple and purpleheart. I used the plans from the November or December issue of Wood Magazine. The finish is Minwax spray can lacquer.
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#1 posted 03-06-2011 12:07 AM
Nice box, very pretty and well crafted, thanks for sharing
-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing
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#2 posted 03-06-2011 12:46 AM
elegant little box, well done!
-- Kelly, woodworker under construction
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#3 posted 03-06-2011 01:15 AM
cool looken box.
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
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#4 posted 03-06-2011 02:04 AM
Your box came out really nice. I like the combination of purpleheart and maple. Purpleheart is one really hard wood but looks nice when the right color of purple is reached.
-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work
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#5 posted 03-06-2011 02:53 AM
Great job on the box!! Did you use aluminum for the lift handle? I just got that magazine it’s great!!!
#6 posted 03-06-2011 04:45 AM
Thanks for all the compliments!@Greg I’ve found that purpleheart is a pain to work with, especially to route, but once it’s finished it’s work the effort. To reach the right color I leave my purpleheart out in the sun until I get the desired color, then I finish it.
@WoodworkingGeek I didn’t use aluminum for the handle I use d a small piece of scrap maple. IN the future I really want to turn a finial on my new lathe.
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#7 posted 03-06-2011 05:46 AM
Super Job I love the wood combonation
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#8 posted 03-06-2011 05:48 AM
I like it well done
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#9 posted 03-06-2011 08:39 AM
Great work on your box. You did a better job on the legs than I did.
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#10 posted 03-06-2011 11:11 PM
-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)
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