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my first box

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Project by Mike Gager posted 03-22-2011 03:02 AM 1669 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this was the first box i made. i did it back around christmas but just took pics today. it is made out of red oak and african mahogany.





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#1 posted 03-22-2011 03:18 AM

Heck of a first box!

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

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#2 posted 03-22-2011 03:53 AM

Nice Looking box, is there a hinge in the back?

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#3 posted 03-22-2011 04:00 AM

there is a brass pin on each side through the sides of the box into the lid. the pin is sanded flush to the sides so its not noticeable

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#4 posted 03-22-2011 05:08 AM

nice organic shape.

-- Mike Harman, WoodHoppa

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#5 posted 03-22-2011 05:30 AM

cool looken box

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

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#6 posted 03-22-2011 04:08 PM

The description “elegant” comes to mind. Very nice Mike.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#7 posted 03-22-2011 05:39 PM

Good-looking box

Thanks for sharing

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#8 posted 03-22-2011 08:25 PM

I like it, very smooth and contoured, nice choice of woods and fine construction, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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