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Project by bman posted 1106 days ago 1314 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

sycamore and walnut jewelry box making the checker board was fun first time





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 1106 days ago

Outstanding! Those are much smaller squares than one usually sees.

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

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Nearlynormal1

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#2 posted 1106 days ago

Great looking box! Really like the checkerboard pattern.

-- Patrice, Northern California

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BritBoxmaker

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#3 posted 1106 days ago

Nicely executed pattern. The bevel is good too.

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

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RogerBean

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#4 posted 1106 days ago

Nicely done! Very well designed details and great craftsmanship. The pattern works really well. I like this box a lot.
Roger

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

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Wiggy

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#5 posted 1106 days ago

Your patience and skill are mind blowing.
Damn!

-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard/Wiggy.. whatever. Washington, State.

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bigike

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#6 posted 1106 days ago

great job.

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

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shipwright

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#7 posted 1106 days ago

Very nice.
I too like the bevel on top and the execution on the checker board is excellent.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 1106 days ago

When these guys compliment your project you have hit it out of the park. VERY nice job.

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

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Ian Hawthorne

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#9 posted 1106 days ago

Nice job and very clean!

-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge! http://hawthornecrafts.com/our-blog/

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bman

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#10 posted 1105 days ago

reply to all

thanks for all your great comments last sept i had triple bypass surgery and haven’t been really motivated to get back in the shop. but all your kind comments might be just the thing i needed to kick me in my arse and get started again . thanks again

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RogerBean

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#11 posted 1105 days ago

I, for one, hope you do. You are obviously a talented box maker. I look forward to seeing more of your work.
Hope your recovery went well.
Roger

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

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LittlePaw

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#12 posted 1105 days ago

It is a stunning, eye-catching box!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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