Pencil box

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Project by Norwegian_woodworker posted 08-11-2011 04:53 PM 2025 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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 finish
Hope 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

I really like well made, straightforward boxes. This one qualifies easily.

-- "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.

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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

great work

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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

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