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Project by rkoorman posted 04-16-2011 07:54 AM 1733 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This idea I had some time ago. When an idea comes to mind I’ll try and make a simple drawing of it. This piece of paper I put in a large box and sometimes I look trough the entire box to pick one out.

The box has got mitered joints.
Woods: rosewood and maple
Finish: DanishOil


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Ian Hawthorne

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#1 posted 04-16-2011 08:36 AM

I love it! more images would have been nice.


-- Worlds Best Box Hardware!

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#2 posted 04-16-2011 12:13 PM

Very interesting box. I have a couple of notebooks that have 1/4” graph paper in them that I use for sketching ideas. It is fun to look through the books at your old ideas and perhaps this time an old idea for a project will come to life.

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

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#3 posted 04-16-2011 01:19 PM

Nice idea. Just a suggestion, how about dovetailing the connection pieces into the sides of one of the boxlets. This way the configuration could grow.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#4 posted 04-16-2011 04:13 PM

@ ian : i’ll try and make some more pictures and send them

@schwieb: it’s nice to have a place to store our ideas

@martyn : i like the dovetails idea, thanks


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#5 posted 04-16-2011 04:39 PM

Cool project!

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

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#6 posted 04-16-2011 10:36 PM

I like the box, what size is it

-- Norman

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#7 posted 04-17-2011 01:19 AM

looks like a very coolstart to a project.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#8 posted 04-17-2011 01:53 AM

eye catching design,unique.

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 04-17-2011 02:07 AM

Now that’s thinking(I mean building) outside the box. Yes, more pictures… “The northwest corner, the southwest corner, and not to mention, ariel photography”.

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

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#10 posted 04-17-2011 07:09 AM

Really like the concept,as Martyn pointed out, You could add to this with several different layouts and even different sized cubes ! The craftsmanship and finish looks top notch, additional pics would be welcomed !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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