Lidded Box

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Project by Sedalia posted 01-16-2008 06:31 AM 1365 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turned from a cedar post.

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#1 posted 01-16-2008 10:00 AM

That is a neat little box, looks like it came out nicely.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#2 posted 01-16-2008 11:47 AM

Nice box, simple lines. Good job.

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#3 posted 01-16-2008 02:30 PM

very nice . Simple details but the lid fits wonderfully.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 01-16-2008 06:47 PM

That’s a nice little box.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#5 posted 01-16-2008 06:50 PM

Cool little box!

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

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#6 posted 01-16-2008 07:41 PM

I like the transition detail where the top fits into the box. Nice job.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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#7 posted 01-16-2008 07:51 PM

Nice! What kind of lathe do you use? What do you think are important features in a lathe?

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#8 posted 01-17-2008 12:02 AM

thank you all
Roz: My lathe is a Harbor Freight tool. I forget the model. It has a 6” clearance between the bed and the spindle. they call this a 12”swing (meaning the largest bowl or platter I can turn is 12”). Most important features? Weight and stability if like me you are shaping firewood. Seriously I’m such a newbie but imho the best lathe is the one you got. Turn Turn Turn and it’s like throwing rocks. You will learn from doing and being persistent about it. I bought this little lathe at a garage sale because I didn’t know if I would enjoy it. Frankly I find it fascinating. I’m hoping to get a newer one soon. I will be looking for weight, capacity over the bed and power mostly.

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#9 posted 01-17-2008 05:58 PM

Great box Sed, keep turning and learning. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 01-18-2008 05:17 PM

a post, huh?
And voila—an awesome box

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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