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Project by gfadvm posted 07-04-2011 10:38 PM 1349 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since mafe missed my birthday, I decided to make my own. This one is Canarywood [I think] with Ipe splines. The wood came from the keyboard cover of a scrapped piano my ww buddy found. Mine is larger than mafes [see yardstick]. Finish is 3 coats of BLO followed by Renissance wax. I should have used bigger magnets since my lid is bigger/heavier but all in all I think it is a pretty good plagerism.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm





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bvdon

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#1 posted 07-04-2011 10:44 PM

Nice work!

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#2 posted 07-04-2011 10:44 PM

and what is a ‘mafe’?

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#3 posted 07-04-2011 10:59 PM

Attractive box. Nice work.
Roger

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

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#4 posted 07-05-2011 12:28 AM

nice Mafe …... :—)))

thankĀ“s for sharing and belated congrats with the B-Day :-)

Dennis

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#5 posted 07-05-2011 03:29 AM

bvdon- Type mafe in the search box for jocks

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 07-05-2011 03:32 AM

Good work-on both boxes!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#7 posted 07-06-2011 06:42 AM

A pretty Box you made there, nice choice of woods. And a belated Happy Birthday. You make some real nice boxes Dr. BTW my B-day is in May.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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