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Hello Fellow Lumberjocks,
This is a little Greene and Greene box inspired by Darrell Peart. I built this for a bottle of Champange to give to my youngest cousin at her wedding. The wood is Cherry and Maple, plugs are Fast-Caps.
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#1 posted 04-24-2011 02:51 PM
Very nice…I’m sure she’ll love it!
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#2 posted 04-24-2011 04:07 PM
Very beautiful. I like it. But not enough information. Is the maple decorative or functional? What does it look like on the inside? Is it one box or two? More, More, More.
-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."
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#3 posted 04-24-2011 04:26 PM
How well do Fast-Caps work? I would be concerned about a major/signature feature of a piece like a G&G using a peel-off sticker. Do they push into a countersink or are they sitting on top of screws?
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#4 posted 04-24-2011 04:42 PM
-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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#5 posted 04-24-2011 04:45 PM
Super work well done
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#6 posted 04-24-2011 07:35 PM
Sergio, The fast caps sit in a shallow mortise, and are attached with glue. I thought they looked fine. That being said… if I were to do it all over again I would have made them out of wood. :)
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#7 posted 04-24-2011 09:20 PM
Mat the box looks fantastic, my only comment is that the locking jointery are too square and need more of the round over feel of the G&G style. Just my opinion, nice build thanks for posting BC
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#8 posted 04-24-2011 09:43 PM
Really nice piece I love it. Alistair
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#9 posted 04-25-2011 05:05 PM
Interesting project, G&G is new to me, this piece makes you stop and look a while, it appears that it will Never come apart, and will hold lots of bottles as the years go by, she will love it, thanks for sharing
-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing
#10 posted 04-25-2011 05:47 PM
In my opinion all arts and crafts stuff is just the best woodworking we have had for a long time. There are some new pieces and new artists doing good work too.Keep showing us this type of work please . Alistair
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#11 posted 04-25-2011 05:49 PM
I hope the recent comments I’ve seen you making mean that your wife’s health problems have eased up a bit.
-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!" http://lumberjocks.com/HerbC/blog/17090
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#12 posted 04-26-2011 11:14 AM
Very nice would like to see the inside though. I really like the G & G style. Congrats! Sure they Loved it!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#13 posted 01-22-2012 11:47 PM
Great looking box.
-- Michael A. Norman
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