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#1 posted 09-08-2011 04:35 PM
A really cool box William. I like it.
As far as strings go you might consider getting some old used guitar strings to keep around the shop for whatever may come up in the future. I keep some for use as fencing for my wood art pictures.
William here in Texas I finally learned the difference between a fiddle and a violin. It’s a violin when you want to sell one and a fiddle when buy one.
Are you going to make a bow?
-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with
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#2 posted 09-08-2011 04:43 PM
That is Really Cool, a Box, Carving, Art Piece, it’s got it all, and it fits in Your hand, endevors as this one define our travel here, where we have been, and where we want to go, Well, it made me feel that way, I am Inspired, thanks for sharing
-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing
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#3 posted 09-08-2011 06:07 PM
Very cool. Great idea and well executed!
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#4 posted 09-08-2011 07:11 PM
Now this is a very cool project… Well done!
-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.
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#5 posted 09-08-2011 07:46 PM
-- Z, Rockwall, TX
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#6 posted 09-08-2011 09:33 PM
I am glad you included the past picture. All along I though it was a full size violin box! Nicely done, William!
-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.
#7 posted 09-08-2011 10:36 PM
Thank you all.I wasn’t able to stand too much in the shop today. I did partually disassemble my band saw though. I want to see if I can get it accurate enough with what I have around the shop so I can easily work on some more small boxes. This turned out to be a very pleasurable project for one of those “bad” days.
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#8 posted 09-09-2011 01:03 AM
very kool, very unique
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#9 posted 09-09-2011 05:15 AM
great looking violin box. I would imagine many a musical lover would love to have this.
-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/
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#10 posted 09-09-2011 06:07 AM
Great post. This project is so cool it almost tempts me to get a scroll saw now…I am goin to wait a few years on that. I just think this is an awesome obect and great job on the finish. Thanks
-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν
#11 posted 09-09-2011 06:07 AM
Good job on choosing the grain too.
#12 posted 09-09-2011 11:49 AM
Thanks again folks. If anyone likes this project enough to make one yourself, Scrollsaw Woodworking & Crafts is a great magazine. I gave up on subscriptions long ago, but I check religiously every time I go to Home Depot for this magazine and Creative Woodworking & Crafts. Even when the issues provide me with nothing to do at the immediate time, they are good reading anyway. I highly suggest anyone if you see a copy in the store to pick it up. Also, our own fellow Lumberjockette, Sheila Landry is featured in almost ever issue of Creative Woodworking & Crafts.
#13 posted 09-09-2011 11:51 AM
Spunwood, I’m glad you noticed the grain. I had been saving this small chunk of wood for a while because I had noticed the pretty end grain on one side of it. I knew eventually I would find a project that showcased that grain pattern. While I don’t come across it often, I love interesting grain patterns.
Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)
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#14 posted 09-09-2011 01:56 PM
I just saw this today and it looks really nice! You did a great job on it William!
-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"
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