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Project by ShannonRogers posted 2405 days ago 2047 views 11 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This small box is modeled after a WOOD Magazine article. The top is Bubinga with a Wenge handle and the box is Quilted Maple. Finish is 3 coats of aerosol lacquer sanded with 320 in between.

-- The Hand Tool School is Open for Business! Check out my blog and podcast "The Renaissance Woodworker" at www.renaissancewoodworker.com





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GaryK

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#1 posted 2405 days ago

Nice box. I like the handle.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 2405 days ago

great posting. terrific box.very well done

welcome to lj’s

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gizmodyne

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#3 posted 2405 days ago

Interesting. Can you do a pic from a lower side angle?

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 2405 days ago

You have created a little treasure here – good job.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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rikkor

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#5 posted 2405 days ago

Very nice asian influenced box.

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 2405 days ago

that is SWEET

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

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 2405 days ago

This is a nice box. The contrasting woods do justice to the piece.

Thanks for sharing.

How did you finish it out?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 2405 days ago

Excellent work! How did you create the shape of the lid? Sanding?

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

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SPalm

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#9 posted 2405 days ago

Sweet. More info please.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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ShannonRogers

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#10 posted 2404 days ago

This is finished very simply with 3 coats of aerosol Watco gloss lacquer. I sanded with 320 grit in between coats. The top is a pretty cool process that I cannot take credit for and is highlighted on the WOOD website with a cool video here:
http://www.woodmagazine.com/wood/story.jsp?catref=cat5610002&storyid=/templatedata/wood/story/data/1173071106714.xml

It could be done with a spokeshave as well or chisels, but this way is much cooler.

-- The Hand Tool School is Open for Business! Check out my blog and podcast "The Renaissance Woodworker" at www.renaissancewoodworker.com

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Don

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#11 posted 2404 days ago

Nice lines, original design. I like, no, love it!

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

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Woodshopfreak

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#12 posted 2375 days ago

Very nice, I have that issue of WOOD magazine and I thought about makeing it. I should, yours turned out very nicely. I want to make the asian styled desk clock. It’s made of, I belive, lacewood, wenge, and maple. It will be cool. I just have to save money to by the wood. :)

-- Tyler, Illinois

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