First box.

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Project by RichardMu posted 1077 days ago 1119 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at making a box. It is about 7 X 3 X 3 1/2 inches. the top is walnut and the bottom is elm ?. I used boiled linseed oil as a finish. It is just butt joints and glue to hold it all together.

-- You will never build it unless you try. The second one always turns out better.

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#1 posted 1077 days ago

Nice!!! Unique design.

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#2 posted 1077 days ago

Nice First Box, unique design, very sturdy looking, nice job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#3 posted 1077 days ago

i like the style.

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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#4 posted 1077 days ago

Cool use of the legs to hide the butt joints. Simple and unquie too. Nice work.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#5 posted 1077 days ago

Love the lid design, great work

-- Norman

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#6 posted 1077 days ago

Very nicely done. The legs set the whole box off.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#7 posted 1076 days ago

What an unusual and lovely box! The design is just so different – it’s a great first box.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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#8 posted 1066 days ago

I like the color contrast and sturdy construction. Very nice lid style decision.
Your name, Mu, (Chinese for “wood”), suggests you may have some carpentry in
your blood.
Keep up the good work.

-- Jay in Changsha

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#9 posted 1066 days ago

Interesting and unusual design. Nice work!

-- Rory // Milwaukee, WI

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