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Project by TJ65 posted 10-14-2011 10:30 AM 1752 views 2 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box has been sitting for quite awhile, but finally it got there.
After a bit of a mishap – I dropped the lid and it snapped! thankfully it was a clean break and was easily put back together. That is the main reason that the lid has now got a backing on it. Its probably better this way anyway!

I have been bitten, once again, by the box making bug so there are another couple in progress.
enjoy.

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 10-14-2011 10:34 AM

You did a great job on that one!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 10-14-2011 10:45 AM

Good to see you back, TJ! This is lovely! I think you did a beautiful job! :)

Sheila

-- 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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Sam Shakouri

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#3 posted 10-14-2011 12:03 PM

Nice box, nice design and nice to see you back.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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patron

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#4 posted 10-14-2011 12:48 PM

very nice theresa

clean scrolling
and the rounded corners
give it a softer feel

good to see you again

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Bob Collins

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#5 posted 10-14-2011 12:49 PM

Really like the box, great work on the scrolling and saving the lid.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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KnotCurser

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#6 posted 10-14-2011 01:24 PM

Very nice TJ!

Nice joints and great proportions.

I would have used a darker wood as the backer to really show off that fantastic scrollwork of yours though! :-)

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Eagle1

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#7 posted 10-14-2011 01:42 PM

Very nice box Theresa..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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jerrells

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#8 posted 10-14-2011 02:56 PM

Very Nice work TJ – now I gotta go make a box – but will have to wait – other things to do

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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Daiku

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#9 posted 10-14-2011 04:08 PM

Theresa, your work never fails to amaze me. You always give it that added touch that makes the piece special.

Thanks for posting and keep them coming,

-- Cal Noguchi

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Al Wojcik

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#10 posted 10-14-2011 07:27 PM

Nice scroll work,Ii like the pattern. what would look cool if is the background was black underneath the scroll work !!, just a thought.
You do nice work thou.

-- Woodman12608, cedar Lake, IN

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Joe Lyddon

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#11 posted 10-14-2011 08:29 PM

Theresa…

Beautiful work as usual!

Missed you… hope you’ve been OK.

Thank you for sharing!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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TJ65

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#12 posted 10-14-2011 11:01 PM

Thanks guys, it means alot to be welcomed back from all of you.
And YES it is sooooooooooo nice being back in the shed working!
As to the backing wood I really thought it was going to be a bit darker than it actually turned out to be, never mind you live and learn.

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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lightweightladylefty

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#13 posted 10-15-2011 05:07 AM

Theresa,

The box is lovely. We really like the scrolled pattern. Did you design it yourself?

Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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tomd

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#14 posted 10-15-2011 05:36 AM

Very nice looking box, great scroll work, good job.

-- Tom D

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Trev_Batstone

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#15 posted 10-15-2011 06:52 AM

You did a beautiful job, TJ. I love it. I’ve just acquired the box making bug myself.. working on my 4th one as we speak.

-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.

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