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Project by rkoorman posted 06-10-2011 05:35 PM 4102 views 69 times favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJ’s

Last week I finished this small project made out of maple,walnut and some kind of rosewood. I wanted to try something different for the lid. The dimensions are 100×100x100mm and it has a danish-oil finish. The box was sanded up to 220 grid. I think I’ll make another one but than with 2 layers.

Thanks for watching

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#1 posted 06-10-2011 05:50 PM

Looks great. I like the design.

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#2 posted 06-10-2011 06:30 PM

That’s thinking outside of the box! I like it.

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

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#3 posted 06-10-2011 06:40 PM

Nice, I like it.
Gott’a remember that one.

Steve

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#4 posted 06-10-2011 07:01 PM

Very cool design. I think I may try to make one.
Thx for sharing it w us.

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#5 posted 06-10-2011 07:05 PM

Very nice design.

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#6 posted 06-10-2011 07:13 PM

Hello

A very very very very very nice design !!!!!!!

Beautiful work

Thanks a lot for sharing

In my favorite !!!

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#7 posted 06-10-2011 07:16 PM

That’s a nice design. I presume you cut the curves before assembly?

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#8 posted 06-10-2011 07:33 PM

Very cool. I found myself looking at your first photo, picturing the build process from start to finish, figuring out your order of construction.

I’m with rance in assuming you took one long piece of maple, cut the curves on the bandsaw or with a jigsaw, then cut your miters, then glued-it up?

Nice puzzle box, especially with an inner sleeve so that you can actually fill it up if you want to.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#9 posted 06-10-2011 07:54 PM

Nicely done!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#10 posted 06-10-2011 08:00 PM

very kool. great wood combo

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#11 posted 06-10-2011 08:06 PM

Good design. Like the liner and the separation line. Fine looking box.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#12 posted 06-10-2011 08:08 PM

Great piece of work!!!!

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#13 posted 06-10-2011 08:35 PM

She’s a Beauty!

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#14 posted 06-10-2011 08:55 PM

I have to agree with Britboxmaker, Awesome Job!!
Arlin

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#15 posted 06-10-2011 08:55 PM

cool lookin box

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

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