LumberJocks

Another Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by Kent Shepherd posted 03-21-2011 09:30 PM 1865 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was in box building mode last Christmas. This one was made for my son-in-law.
The wood on the base of the box was given to me by a friend in South Texas. I don’t know what it is.
The top is figured maple, with ebony and bubinga accents. The plugs are bubinga.

Thanks for looking.

-- http://shepherdtoolandsupply.com/





13 comments so far

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13347 posts in 3336 days


#1 posted 03-21-2011 09:51 PM

Nice looking box, Kent.

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

16265 posts in 3882 days


#2 posted 03-21-2011 10:08 PM

Very slick-looking box, Kent. Nice lines.

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

View majeagle1's profile

majeagle1

1426 posts in 3160 days


#3 posted 03-21-2011 10:14 PM

Beautiful little box Kent, I really like the lid design…............. I may “borrow” part of it if you don’t mind….
Very nice details!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

9756 posts in 3716 days


#4 posted 03-21-2011 10:27 PM

Nice box… Really nice!

A shot of it opened up would be nice… hinges used, etc.

Looks great!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View Kent Shepherd's profile

Kent Shepherd

2718 posts in 2950 days


#5 posted 03-21-2011 10:36 PM

Gene, “borrow” all you want! I stole the basic idea from Andy’s palm boxes and made them bigger.

Joe, I didn’t take a picture of this one opened, but here is a link to a similar box that has a picture of it opened. The hinge is 1/8” brass rod drilled through each side into the top. The top pivots on those.
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/41898

-- http://shepherdtoolandsupply.com/

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

9756 posts in 3716 days


#6 posted 03-21-2011 10:39 PM

Very good… I like that method too… Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View degoose's profile

degoose

7205 posts in 3018 days


#7 posted 03-21-2011 10:43 PM

A good example of a fine design.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

View stefang's profile

stefang

15512 posts in 2997 days


#8 posted 03-21-2011 11:40 PM

Nice box Kent and beautiful wood too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View Rick  Dennington's profile

Rick Dennington

5439 posts in 2858 days


#9 posted 03-22-2011 12:51 AM

Hiya Kent,

Of course, another stellar job on the box-building…..Bet the s-i-l will really use it to full benefits. That’s something I’ve never tried to build… a box. Guess I never had the desire, but more than likely, the know-how…lol. Beautiful job and beautiful wood….I need to “raid your wood pile” next time I see you….. Rick.

-- My grandpa used to say: "Y'all come back when you can....come after dinner, and leave before supper.."

View bigike's profile

bigike

4053 posts in 2952 days


#10 posted 03-22-2011 01:24 AM

great box.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

View Grumpy's profile

Grumpy

22376 posts in 3514 days


#11 posted 03-22-2011 01:56 AM

Nice box Kent. Great workmanship.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

View tdv's profile

tdv

1158 posts in 2733 days


#12 posted 03-22-2011 10:34 AM

That’s a real nice box Kent I mlike the accent line in the top lends a touch of class
Trevor

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

View Andy's profile

Andy

1667 posts in 3572 days


#13 posted 03-22-2011 03:40 PM

Hey Kent, I like this larger version of yours, nice contrasting woods and the plugs are a perfect accent.
Thanks for posting this,
Andy

-- If I can do it, so can you.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com