Dovetailed box : curly maple and Laburnum

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Project by rkoorman posted 07-12-2011 07:15 PM 1695 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJ’s

After using a lot of power tools I thought it was nice to use the handtools some more on a new project. It was very fun to make and I’ll be making another one soon.

Wood: curly maple , laburnum, rosewood
Finish : 1. linseedoil 2. 3 layers of danish oil 3. wax

Thanks for watching


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#1 posted 07-12-2011 07:23 PM

Very appealing box! I favor the big tails. Nicely done.

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#2 posted 07-12-2011 08:33 PM

great work very nice job on the dovetails.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#3 posted 07-12-2011 09:43 PM

Nice. Good finish and dovetails. Handsome box.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#4 posted 07-12-2011 10:08 PM

I love laburnum it doesn’t come in big pieces as the trees are usually very small you did a great job.I’m jealous of your woodbuying abilities LOL just joking Alistair

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

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#5 posted 07-13-2011 04:44 PM

@scotsman: buying wood is also a hobby!! I also sell a lot of wood to other woodworkers in the netherlands.


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#6 posted 07-17-2011 04:15 PM

Very Nice Box, beautiful wood, and excellent craftsmanship on the joints, I like the different lid size, proportions and style of this box, great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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