or Join Now!
This is my first attemp at a small keepsake box. Curly maple and cherry.
-- John, Rocky Mount, VA
home | projects | blog
34 posts in 1745 days
Preview this project card
447 posts in 1967 days
#1 posted 10-20-2011 04:46 AM
Beautiful first box! I love the dovetails and the cherry/maple combo!
-- Patrick, Helicopters don't fly. They beat the air into submission.
691 posts in 2280 days
#2 posted 10-20-2011 04:56 AM
Great start, wish my first boxes looked anywhere near that nice!
145 posts in 2745 days
#3 posted 10-20-2011 05:17 AM
Congratulations on a fine job! That looks great!
3505 posts in 1895 days
#4 posted 10-20-2011 05:29 AM
Well Done my Friend Well Done. Fit and Finish are just soooo nice.Arlin
-- Please help me help other Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko.....It is always the right time, to do the right thing.
1410 posts in 2577 days
#5 posted 10-20-2011 05:42 AM
That is much nicer than my first box. Mine was made out of cardboard…....
-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies, the wall gets in the way AAANNNDDD table saws BITE my fingers!!!.. - Mike -
2066 posts in 2398 days
#6 posted 10-20-2011 07:57 AM
Real nice for your first. The dovetails are real tight especially for being that the sides are at a angle. I’m thinking we will see more boxes in the near future. Keep up the good work.
-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened
3039 posts in 2836 days
#7 posted 10-20-2011 10:17 AM
Very Nice Work John!! Welcome to LJ’s!!
-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.
772 posts in 1835 days
#8 posted 10-20-2011 10:45 AM
That’s a good box. The joints are neat and the angles add interest to make you look.
-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking
2605 posts in 2925 days
#9 posted 10-20-2011 02:10 PM
Sweet! Very clean & Crisp!
-- Dennis Zongker
4482 posts in 1846 days
#10 posted 10-20-2011 02:28 PM
Nice Box, I like the setting to, I’ve been trying to find nice backgrounds for displaying.
-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs
22035 posts in 2200 days
#11 posted 10-20-2011 02:35 PM
Well your first attempt was a success. Nice job.
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
1419 posts in 2452 days
#12 posted 10-20-2011 03:36 PM
Sharp looking Box, great start to box making, this piece has much to appriciate, great job, thanks for sharing
-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing
#13 posted 10-21-2011 03:36 PM
The background I used for these photos was nothing more than an old brown blanket. I think a darker background makes the details of the work stand out better. I give most of the credit for my photos to my girlfriends camera. That thing is AWESOME!
Go to Pulse page »
©2016 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics