Birthday boxes

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Project by BlueHatMan posted 03-16-2011 10:11 PM 1886 views 11 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hard, hard woods of the tropical persuasion.

-- BlueHatMan, N. California,

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#1 posted 03-16-2011 10:26 PM

You picked the right picture to open on. Good collection of boxes, I like 1 and 2 especially. Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#2 posted 03-16-2011 10:31 PM

Martyn took the words right out of my mouth. They are all excellent, but 1 and 2 are exceptional. Great wood combinations.

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

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#3 posted 03-16-2011 11:58 PM

Nice collection of boxes. No. 1 is exceptional.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#4 posted 03-17-2011 12:28 AM

1 and 2 look really great!

-- Learning one thing at a time

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#5 posted 03-17-2011 12:30 AM

Ah, the one for my mother. Her hands, my hands…

-- BlueHatMan, N. California,

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#6 posted 03-17-2011 12:41 AM

very nice boxes

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#7 posted 03-17-2011 05:39 AM

Beautiful boxes! I love these, great job!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#8 posted 03-17-2011 08:30 AM

Well done nice choice of woods>


-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge!

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#9 posted 03-18-2011 05:07 AM

I am impressed with all of Your boxes ! The wood combos,clean lines,different joinery and spline work are all skillfully done. The finish looks warm and inviting as well,soft to the touch, I bet. Great job !!

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#10 posted 03-18-2011 05:09 PM

Wonderful boxes, Your picture with You and Your Mom’s hands is very special, this is one of the best parts of woodworking, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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