A "Boxes gone wild"box

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Project by rkoorman posted 04-14-2011 07:51 PM 2517 views 13 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch


First i want to thank NewTim for his amazing box and giving me the inspiration to make this one.

It was a fun project and i will be making another one this year but than with different woods

Woods: pau amarello and walnut
Finish: Danish Oil

Thanks for looking



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#1 posted 04-14-2011 09:03 PM

Nice project,i like.

-- Nikola Stajic

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#2 posted 04-14-2011 09:42 PM

That’s a really nice looking box you have there. The two-color contrast is excellent. I want to try this someday.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#3 posted 04-14-2011 09:55 PM

I like it, simple and yet it leaves you with a “How did they do that” in your mind.

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#4 posted 04-14-2011 10:06 PM

This will be next on my list for my next set of boxes. I wish i didn’t have so much sanding on the ones I have in progress at the moment. Nice job. It’s one of those why didn’t I think about that. I use a lot of contrasting woods in my projects. Thanks for sharing.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#5 posted 04-14-2011 10:44 PM

Very nice looking box. Love your choice of wood.

Great job.

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#6 posted 04-15-2011 12:04 AM

hi lovely box i like it great design

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#7 posted 04-15-2011 12:07 AM

saweeeeeeeeeet looken box.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#8 posted 04-15-2011 12:45 AM

Very nice box…the contours really make it unique! The contrasting wood doesn’t hurt either.

-- One of these hammers oughta fix that...

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#9 posted 04-15-2011 01:07 AM

Awesome job on your box.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#10 posted 04-15-2011 02:19 AM

very nice box, and very nice wood combo

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 04-15-2011 04:24 AM

Wow Rick, nice work. I really had to study this to think about how in the world did he do that?

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#12 posted 04-15-2011 06:19 AM

Very cool technique!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#13 posted 04-15-2011 06:29 AM

I like the twist on the theme. It has merit. And I really like how you did the divider in the bottom.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#14 posted 04-15-2011 11:19 AM

Looks like you laminated two contrasting woods for this ,Right ?
Oh ,missed this ,pau amarello and walnut

-- E J ------- Always Keep a Firm Grip on Your Tool

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#15 posted 04-15-2011 12:45 PM

Lovely box!

-- Dreaming patterns

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