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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 08-18-2011 06:30 PM 1083 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a teeny scroll saw box cut out of a piece of birds eye maple. The box is about the size of a dime and has a turned brass knob and flocked inside the drawer.It measures .450” x.700”x.700”deep. I don’t think it is big enough to fit a tooth- maybe a baby tooth. Anyway I saw Steve’s challenge and thought I’ll get in on it. I’m not much of a scroll sawyer and less yet when I can’t hardly hold onto the piece. This is as small as I go!!
Thanks to Doug Scott for the board. ..................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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Roger

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#1 posted 08-18-2011 06:35 PM

that is perfect for holding the lint from your pockets… :)
very nifty, itsy bitsy box

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#2 posted 08-18-2011 07:08 PM

Now that’s tiny and functional. Awesome!

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#3 posted 08-18-2011 07:56 PM

A tooth fairy box.

Paul

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#4 posted 08-18-2011 08:24 PM

looks like the COLA we’re gonna get next year… ;0)

seriously, neat work!

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 08-18-2011 08:33 PM

Hi Jack1, I think that one might be invisible!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 08-18-2011 08:35 PM

;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#7 posted 08-18-2011 11:22 PM

You are wonderful!
And so are the box.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#8 posted 08-19-2011 12:29 AM

Very nice, Jim.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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#9 posted 08-19-2011 12:50 AM

better write a note as to where you put it Jim or you’ll never find it
still got all your fingers???
I think you’re just showing off :)))))))
Wouldn’t use it as a money box or you’ll retire very poor indeed
Some of you guys a just plain “dags”

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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ShopTinker

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#10 posted 08-19-2011 02:04 AM

That’s pretty neat little box. How did you hollow out the drawer?

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#11 posted 08-19-2011 04:12 AM

Jim,
Now that is an itsey, bitsey, boxey ;) Nice Project, thanks for sharing!!
The SedcoKid

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#12 posted 08-19-2011 05:09 AM

really Kewl box, got more steady nerves than I do….

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#13 posted 08-19-2011 05:37 PM

Made one just like this the other day. The drawer was about the same size, although the outside is maybe a tweak bigger. Good job! beat that Steve!

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 08-20-2011 05:09 AM

Hi Pete. I was worried abut losing it too, so I put in it my Abdel grease box so it can fall out anywhere.

Hi Dan, that box was so hard to hold onto that I knew I’d never hod the drawer without it running the saw through my finger, so I milled it with a 3/32 cutter in the mill- a whole lot saver. One thing I did on the box was to leave it as part of a larger piece of wood when I cut out the drawer. I have arthritis in both hands and cannot hold small things very well any more. I guess I can never be a brain surgeon!! Ha Ha!!!!!

Hi Phil, that Steve has a way to challenge me and he gets me to do it every time!! He is hoot to watch in his Videos. I have that same Ryobi router that he used in hes last one.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#15 posted 08-22-2011 11:47 PM

That is tiny. Nice work Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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