Art Box # 2

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Project by gbrown4 posted 03-23-2011 04:31 AM 1894 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my practice ox for the first “art”box I made. I have quite a bit of walnut so I used it with the remaining curly maple and paduak from the first box. I practiced on making my curves and splines. I finished it with hand rubbed Danish Oil and wax. I also added a faux leather to the inside. It has a really soft feel to it.

The first box was a hit at the auction and I had quite a few compliments on it.

-- Greg, Concordia, Mo

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#1 posted 03-23-2011 06:09 AM

very nice looken box

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#2 posted 03-23-2011 06:28 AM

Realy great looking box.

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#3 posted 03-23-2011 06:38 AM

I bet you even I make a hundred of them they won’t look as good as you practice box.


-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#4 posted 03-23-2011 10:46 AM

Well done! Looks great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 03-23-2011 02:55 PM

Very nice job, I promised my oldest daughter I would make her one, hope it turns out half as good as yours.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#6 posted 03-23-2011 03:42 PM

I like the lines and overall look of the box. The round lid and curved-inset front add for some really cool detail and obviously more skill and time on your part than a flat front. Thank you for sharing.

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#7 posted 03-23-2011 05:30 PM

Nice box, the little bit of sap wood is a nice touch.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#8 posted 03-23-2011 06:59 PM

very good job.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#9 posted 03-24-2011 02:25 PM

Great looking box. Whoever gets it will be lucky.

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

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#10 posted 03-24-2011 03:35 PM

Just when I thought Ive awwn all the boxs, you come out with a nice one. Do you sell your boxes, if so, would you share with us how you price them?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#11 posted 03-28-2011 04:45 AM

So far I have not sold any. I still have this one and the first one was given to an auction for my girl’s elementary school. Price wise I would probably start at $ 120.00 and go up depending on wood and time envolved to make.

-- Greg, Concordia, Mo

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