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Project by johan posted 06-15-2011 10:33 PM 2337 views 24 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had so much fun with all these exotic woods;cocobola;ron-ron;macasar ebony;wild olive burl;candle wood;amboyna burl;walnut burl;pink ivory;spalted maple;maple burl;big leaf maple burl spalted cape beech.

-- Johan, South Africa,

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#1 posted 06-15-2011 10:41 PM

Very cool … I might have to try this.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#2 posted 06-15-2011 11:05 PM

What kind of hinge are you using? It looks like a single barrel hinge, but I’m not sure….....

These look fantastic!


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#3 posted 06-16-2011 12:07 AM

Wonderful projects !! It’s nice to see something different here for a change : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#4 posted 06-16-2011 12:55 AM

Very need looking boxes, great job.

I too would like to know how you did the hinge?

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#5 posted 06-16-2011 03:41 AM

Those are beautiful, Johan.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#6 posted 06-16-2011 08:03 AM

Mooi man, looking good there Johan, the colours are amazing.

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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#7 posted 06-16-2011 03:01 PM

Really neat boxes Johan! Would love some info on how you make them.

-- Harry, Indiana

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#8 posted 06-16-2011 08:42 PM

Hey boet, these look kinda familiar ;^) Having seen them from close ( I had them in my grubby paws) I must say they are veeerryy nice!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#9 posted 06-16-2011 09:40 PM

I too would benefit from knowing more about the hinges ? They l;ook like alot of fun to make and watch.Regards Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#10 posted 06-17-2011 04:09 AM

Really really cool! Great job!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#11 posted 06-17-2011 04:33 PM

What a nice set of boxes. Anybody for a clam bake? I love this idea. “No wood left behind”.

I can’t quite tell, is that a SOSS hinge or a wooden hinge?

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

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#12 posted 06-19-2011 09:24 PM

I use a wooden hinge.I am getting together a blog to show the steps I use,it will be posted soon .thank you for all the comments.

-- Johan, South Africa,

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#13 posted 02-10-2014 01:47 AM

very nice

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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