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Project by Nik posted 04-02-2011 06:46 AM 1423 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello all and thanks for the warm welcome! I’m a beginning woodworker, and this is my first post. This box in my second attempt at box joints (uneven numbers just don’t look right). The box has many flaws, and I learned alot.
The wood is poplar, with a mahogany lid, and a walnut pull. It is finished w/linseed oil and wax. Thanks for looking.





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LEITH

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#1 posted 04-02-2011 07:03 AM

Great looking box, Nikki. Welcome! Great people, and beautiful projects on this site. Have fun!

-- LEITH, SOUTH CAROLINA

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Ian Hawthorne

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#2 posted 04-02-2011 08:37 AM

Very nice Nikki – Welcome to LJ.

Ian

-- Worlds Best Box Hardware! https://www.facebook.com/NeatHardware?ref=hl

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RogerBean

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#3 posted 04-02-2011 12:46 PM

Well done. And good to see your work here. Hope to see more from you.
Roger

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

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Bradford

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#4 posted 04-02-2011 02:07 PM

That is an excellent first to announce your membership. If you did a “box” search on LJs, you would find that your box’s results, are in the top of the running. Great job, and welcome.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 04-02-2011 04:16 PM

This is a great beginning to box making. I can’t wait to see what you turn out with a little more practice.

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

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itsmic

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#6 posted 04-02-2011 10:55 PM

Very nice, looking real good, welcome to lj’s and looking forward to more of Your work, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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fernandoindia

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#7 posted 04-03-2011 02:59 AM

Looks good Nikki.

I am a symmetrical guy, that´s why I do prefer uneven joints,. there is always one in the middle.
Welcome to LJ´s

-- Back home. Fernando

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bigike

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#8 posted 04-03-2011 03:05 AM

great looken little box.

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

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Nik

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#9 posted 04-03-2011 08:54 PM

Thanks to everyone for the encouraging comments.

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