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sycamore and walnut jewelry box making the checker board was fun first time
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#1 posted 07-14-2011 10:51 PM
Outstanding! Those are much smaller squares than one usually sees.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#2 posted 07-14-2011 10:56 PM
Great looking box! Really like the checkerboard pattern.
-- Patrice, Northern California
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#3 posted 07-14-2011 11:11 PM
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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#4 posted 07-15-2011 12:51 AM
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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#5 posted 07-15-2011 12:55 AM
Your patience and skill are mind blowing.Damn!
-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard. PNW.
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#6 posted 07-15-2011 01:40 AM
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://email@example.com
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#7 posted 07-15-2011 02:01 AM
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 fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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#8 posted 07-15-2011 03:54 AM
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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#9 posted 07-15-2011 07:04 AM
Nice job and very clean!
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#10 posted 07-15-2011 05:54 PM
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
#11 posted 07-15-2011 06:51 PM
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
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#12 posted 07-15-2011 07:55 PM
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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