Bevel Boxes and Rip Tide Boxes

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Project by blackcherry posted 07-21-2011 06:33 PM 2105 views 3 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone, hope all are enjoying the wonderful summer weather. Today we have a run of boxes in two styles one of my favorite the bevel box and a sort incorporated Andy style box with the bevel style top. Made from Cherry, Bird Eye Maple and Padauk. I used the hinge pin method on the Andy style box which work out great and save sometime during construction . I used a Danish oil stain and Shellac for the finish and may apply a coat of wax on one of the Rip Tide box to see it visual effect when time permits. I have a couple more on the work bench waiting to be completed just thought I take a break from the extreme heat wave which is cooking the Mid West at this time. Take care enjoy the summer weather…Wilson

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#1 posted 07-21-2011 06:35 PM

Don’t know about enjoying this summer and all… But I am enjoying seeing these nice boxes…. Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#2 posted 07-21-2011 06:39 PM

very cool lookin boxes

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#3 posted 07-21-2011 06:50 PM

Cool boxes on a very hot day.

Good job,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 07-21-2011 07:14 PM

that looks awesome Wilson. really makes me want to go and make some

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#5 posted 07-21-2011 07:29 PM

Very fine work… they have lots of style!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#6 posted 07-21-2011 08:14 PM

Hi Wilson. I know the expression is used a lot but these are genuine eye candy. Nice looking and nicely crafted boxes my friend! Stay cool.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#7 posted 07-21-2011 08:49 PM

Some great looking boxes. Nice design and execution.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#8 posted 07-21-2011 09:30 PM

Interesting boxes, Wilson.

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

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#9 posted 07-21-2011 09:52 PM

Beautiful wood and nice carving. Great job.

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#10 posted 07-21-2011 11:01 PM

Wilson, these are certainly your best signature boxes to date… and to incorporate Andys art box theme… well well well…mighty fine…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#11 posted 07-22-2011 01:10 AM

Nice style, I like these.
Very attractive colors and beautiful flowing ripples.

Great work Wilson.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#12 posted 07-22-2011 02:03 AM

They look wonderful

-- Norman

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#13 posted 07-22-2011 04:01 AM

Great boxes with beautiful wood choices/combinations. Your carving skills are impressive as well. My carving/sculpting attempts tend to look like “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”.

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

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#14 posted 07-22-2011 04:22 AM

Wow!! These are Gorgeous!! The Carving, choice of wood and finish are out of this world!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#15 posted 07-22-2011 05:04 AM

Thanks everyone for your comment on these bevel boxes. Its always a nice to see all the familiar LJ take the time to respond on these projects. As always my friend enjoy working the wood, have a safe and wonderful summer your friend in woodworking…Blkcherry

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