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In August starts our eldest daughter in secondary school. I have made a new pencil-box for her.Its made of olive and oak. I use Danish oil and beeswax for finishHope she will use it.
-- Lars, woodworker from Norway.
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#1 posted 08-11-2011 05:15 PM
Nice design and workmanship.
-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland
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#2 posted 08-11-2011 05:26 PM
Lars,I really like well made, straightforward boxes. This one qualifies easily.Roger
-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)
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#3 posted 08-11-2011 06:28 PM
Now thats what I call a pencil box. Nice tight finger joints and the top doesn’t slide right through. Splendid.
-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com
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#4 posted 08-11-2011 07:20 PM
Looks great, she’ll think of you every day! Nice job!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#5 posted 08-11-2011 07:29 PM
What a wonderful project… Makes me want to build one for my daughter. Well done… really like it.
-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.
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#6 posted 08-11-2011 08:15 PM
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#7 posted 08-11-2011 11:04 PM
Sharp looking pencil box, I have drawn the conclusion that she will love it, thanks for sharing
-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing
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#8 posted 08-11-2011 11:17 PM
Very nice design, well made – and beautiful choice of timber for the lid.
-- Andrew Crawford, Shropshire, UK http://www.box-making.com
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