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Project by shaun posted 01-20-2008 03:54 PM 2146 views 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one started out as an entry in the 2×4 contest then realized that it could be entered here as well. So here goes.

You can find some of the details in my blog

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!





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Paul

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#1 posted 01-20-2008 03:57 PM

Looking good!

-- Paul, Texas

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#2 posted 01-20-2008 03:58 PM

Still looks good.

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#3 posted 01-20-2008 04:48 PM

I just finished looking over the rest of the entries in the box contest and realized a couple of things. First is I didn’t need to post it as a second project to enter it in both contests, DOH! and second, I could have saved a couple of electrons and left it out. There are some mind blowing boxes in this contest. I’m going to struggle casting my votes here.

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!

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#4 posted 01-20-2008 04:50 PM

Well congratulations on finishing Shaun. A great looking box.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#5 posted 01-20-2008 04:52 PM

Good to see another entry.

-- 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 01-20-2008 04:54 PM

outstanding

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#7 posted 01-20-2008 05:12 PM

One project, two entries. They call that ROI – Return on Investment. A good box and great use of a 2×4.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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mot

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#8 posted 01-20-2008 07:52 PM

Awesome!

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

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Blake

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#9 posted 01-20-2008 08:12 PM

Nice job with the 2×4. I like how you crossed over between both categories. looks good. I like how the wide grain of the fir looks.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#10 posted 01-22-2008 12:14 AM

One project, two categories. Raised paneled box from a 2X4. Nice job.

-- Andy Stark

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#11 posted 01-22-2008 12:17 AM

nice work shaun , good luck !

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#12 posted 01-22-2008 12:23 AM

Very nice, & being a dual entry, makes it that much better.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#13 posted 01-25-2008 10:40 PM

Hey Shaun. Beautiful 2×4 and great little box. You might already know that I just love any small wooden box.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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#14 posted 01-27-2008 06:18 PM

Nice way to display the grain in the pine. I made a similar box in high school (early 70’s) out of poplar w/ walnut stain to put my cassette tapes in. I think I finally tossed it a couple years ago. Thanks for the comment on my jewelry cases. I really like your table project, too.

-- I think of Jack Nicholson as the Joker in Batman when he says "Where does he get those wonderful toys" and ask WHERE DO U GUYS GET ALL THAT WONDERFUL WOOD?

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#15 posted 01-27-2008 07:06 PM

Twofer! Way to go Shaun.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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