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Hello LJ’s

Last week I spend some time on these boxes. Nice simple projects are fun to make between other complicated projects or in times when shoptime is hard to find.

I made some photo’s and put them together to a slideshow

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-- http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/





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RogerBean

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#1 posted 1042 days ago

They are lovely.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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Ian Hawthorne

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#2 posted 1042 days ago

Very nice Rick – What’s the inside like?

Ian

-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge! http://hawthornecrafts.com/our-blog/

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Schwieb

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#3 posted 1042 days ago

I admire your work and really appreciate that you take the time to organize and post all these photos. This is harder than the woodworking for me.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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itsmic

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#4 posted 1042 days ago

Nice Boxes, You are a busy woodworker these days, great to see these fine projects, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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sgtq

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#5 posted 1042 days ago

beautiful boxes, could you tell how you applied the veneer? Thanks in advance.

-- There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America. ~William J. Clinton

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Maveric777

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#6 posted 1042 days ago

Handsome collection of boxes…

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Randy Price

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#7 posted 1042 days ago

Rick -

Beautiful little boxes and a very good slideshow.

Also I enjoyed viewing your blog at http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/ – I’ve got it bookmarked and
encourage everyone if they haven’t visited to take a look.

Thanks for posting your project,

Randy

-- http://www.plankandplane.com

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rkoorman

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#8 posted 1042 days ago

@Ian : the inside is very standard,just the ash. The bottom has a layer of brown velvet on it

The veneer is easy to apply. I took a piece of 3 mm MDF, spread the glue on it and stuck the veneer on it.
Than a piece of fat-free paper on top, a 18mm piece of MDF and than a lot of weight (4 pieces of lead!!)
I waited for a day, then I could cut it all to side on the tablesaw

-- http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/

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dustyal

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#9 posted 1042 days ago

excellent presentation… I enjoyed… well done on the boxes, too.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Popsnsons

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#10 posted 1042 days ago

Nice work on the boxes and I enjoyed the video too!

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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mafe

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#11 posted 1042 days ago

Sweet boxes, nice work.
I see we are both using Festool saws.
Ohhh yes and the juice looked good.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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rkoorman

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#12 posted 1042 days ago

@Mafe : It’s a nice saw…..Well Actually i like all the festool stuff…

-- http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/

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mafe

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#13 posted 1042 days ago

Yes it is difficult not to like it…

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

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kiefer

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#14 posted 1041 days ago

Great post and a lot of work to put it together .
Much appreciated but must you mention festool and get us all jealous .
Thanks and go and have a beer or something !
You deserve it .

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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rkoorman

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#15 posted 1041 days ago

We call festool “the green plug virus” LOL

They make great machines but you should look af MAFELL also. Very nice stuff !!

-- http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/

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