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Project by cajunpen posted 10-06-2011 03:07 AM 3290 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a round box that I designed and carved on my Carvewright machine. It is all cut from a single piece of Red Cedar that is 18×7 x 3/4. The top has an elephant carved into it and the underside of the lid has been rabbited so that it registers properly on the box. The box is 5 1/2” x 2”.
My wife has collected Elephants for many years (I was her very first) so she immediately latched onto this one.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/





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polecat

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#1 posted 10-06-2011 04:08 AM

Cool box , All I can see is [ ROLL TIDE ]

-- polecat, south alabama

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 10-06-2011 04:17 AM

Come on now polecat – Roll Tide? It is LSU all the way – I hope :-)

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#3 posted 10-06-2011 04:24 AM

Very cool Box!! What is a carvewright machine?

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#4 posted 10-06-2011 04:37 AM

Bill: A great creation. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#5 posted 10-06-2011 05:40 AM

I find it amazing what those computer woodworking machines are capable of. Very nice box.

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#6 posted 10-06-2011 05:52 AM

Very nice. How do you like your carvewright? Does the work come out pretty smooth or do you have to do a lot of sanding…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#7 posted 10-06-2011 11:25 AM

Very cool. Like the design and the top. Very cool.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 10-06-2011 02:25 PM

Very nice.
Funny, I am working on CNC boxes right now. They take quite a bit of design time, huh?
Looks like you got it down. It is neat to do something other than signs.

Good job,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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cajunpen

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#9 posted 10-06-2011 09:19 PM

Rob - the Carvewright is an entry level CNC machine, designed for the home hobbyist.

Max - I like my Carvewright. It does a great job of turning out what you put into it (garbage in, garbage out :-) There is a significant amount of sanding to do on any of the carved projects.

Steve - You are right, programming the designs can be time consuming, but once you have it set just right I can spit boxes or whatever out, all day long – and they all come out exactly right.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#10 posted 10-06-2011 10:38 PM

this is a wonderful box, i love red cedar and this project here is making me go wow and wow…i love bears and my wife married her first one in me also, now we have to many bears everywhere…lol…...but this sure has inspired me with an up and coming project…beautiful work …love it

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#11 posted 12-07-2011 01:33 PM

very nice work

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#12 posted 10-16-2017 03:02 PM

How can I get the carvewright file for this project?

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cajunpen

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#13 posted 10-17-2017 12:49 AM



How can I get the carvewright file for this project?

- realoldguy


It was in a folder that they had posted to their site several years ago – they had a section that was for different projects, created by one of the members. You can try this link http://support.carvewright.com/tips-tricks-archive/ for the tips and just search around for the round box. They also had plans for an oval box, which I also posted.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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