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My first box project

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Project by JohnnyDust posted 1081 days ago 902 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box, simple as it is, was my very first box project of any sort. It is made of white pine with a hard maple top and handle. I made it for my wife as a proof that I could do something useful with the new table saw. It has become the junk box for the living room but I’m not complaining. I’m actually pleased with the way it came out.

-- I'm not crying... That's dust in my eyes!





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Gary

7003 posts in 2037 days


#1 posted 1081 days ago

You should be pleased. Good lookin first box. Good lookin any box. So, I guess the wife knows you are a woodworker now???

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Arlin Eastman

1884 posts in 1165 days


#2 posted 1081 days ago

Johnny
I think that is a wonderful and great job for the first time. I practiced on bird houses first.
Arlin

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

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JohnnyDust

73 posts in 1090 days


#3 posted 1081 days ago

Gary, thanks for the ecouragement. The wife laughingly says she’s convinced!

Arlin. I did do a bird house before the box. I will not show you the bird house… let’s just say that birds are obviously not critics of woodworking, otherwise they’d steer clear of that house…. Thanks for the the kindness!

-- I'm not crying... That's dust in my eyes!

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Tootles

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#4 posted 1080 days ago

That’s a great box. Good that it is already useful in a place that your wife sees every day.

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

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Tim Kindrick

369 posts in 1158 days


#5 posted 1080 days ago

Nice box. I’m sure your wife is going to put you to work on other wood projects now!!!!!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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JohnnyDust

73 posts in 1090 days


#6 posted 1080 days ago

Thanks Toot & Tim. I do expect her to take a bigger interest in my craft. :-)

-- I'm not crying... That's dust in my eyes!

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