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Box I tried out...

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Project by jksmith69 posted 06-19-2011 12:17 AM 1038 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at a box like this. It’s also my first time using exotic wood like this. The main box is brazilian cedar with maple feet and zebrawood corners. The tray is bloodwood and maple, and the lid is maple with a zebrawood knob. I started with very little pieces of each, that’s why there’s so many species. It turned out a little better than I though I could do, but there is still some practicing to do before I can make a perfect box.

-- "Give me wood..... And I will play with it!"





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 06-19-2011 12:49 AM

Well, it looks like you did more than attempt it, Jonathan, you actually made it. I think that it turned out nicely. Good work and congratulations.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 06-19-2011 01:51 AM

Looks Good Jonathan, and a Great use of scraps!!
I checked out your home page… Are you a West or East Sider?
I’m over by Sweeney Park, on the West Side…
Welcome to Lumberjocks Neighbor!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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jksmith69

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#3 posted 06-19-2011 01:53 AM

west side, right behind the CMC a couple blocks.

-- "Give me wood..... And I will play with it!"

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#4 posted 06-19-2011 04:32 PM

I like it, and look forward to seeing more from you.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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Mattyb22

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#5 posted 06-23-2011 02:00 AM

Nice work man! That thing came out sweet looking!

-- Matt, Boca Raton, Florida, "I excel at making sawdust!"

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