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Project by blackcherry posted 10-27-2011 02:56 PM 1537 views 5 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello Jock’s, today I’m posting one of five boxes that were inspired by fellow Jock J. Schutz’s arrowhead box design. The base of his design and the dimensions really caught my eye so I had to try my hand at this project. Using some of my favorites Cherry and Birdseye Maple combo for the first go around reassured me what a eye pleasing box John had come up with thanks for the inspiration on this build John. The finish is a hand rubbed Danish Oil, French Polish and finally a Myland’s wax coat for a satiny smooth finish. Thanks for viewing ….BC

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#1 posted 10-27-2011 02:58 PM

very nice. the pull is really cool

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#2 posted 10-27-2011 03:12 PM

Just beautiful… that bird’s eye and cherry are quite a nice combination.
The shape is very unique and pleasing to the eye.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#3 posted 10-27-2011 03:14 PM

that’s a really nice box BC

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 10-27-2011 04:09 PM

BC, first off hope all is well buddy! I really like this box you made. Great work. I love the top, especially the lid. I would have been torn on how to use the the lid being I like the bottom of the lid with the two colors on it. I’m a big fan of putting slines in. I’m in the process of teaching myself on making dove tails as splines.

Great work, and nice finish.
Be good buddy!

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

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#5 posted 10-27-2011 04:21 PM

This is an outstanding box. Congratulations.

-- 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

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#6 posted 10-27-2011 04:36 PM

Sharp looking Box, great wood combo with Your usual fine craftsmanship and a cool shape to add extra interest in this piece, thanks for sharing Mic

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#7 posted 10-27-2011 06:04 PM

The inspiration John provided came through in this piece Wilson. It’s a beauty!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#8 posted 10-27-2011 07:09 PM

Lots of nice details.

Good job Wilson,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#9 posted 10-27-2011 10:15 PM

Looks great. One could do a lot worse than being inspired by John’s boxes. I’ll bet he likes this one.

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

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#10 posted 10-27-2011 10:20 PM

Very nice design and wood combination. Very well done.

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#11 posted 10-28-2011 02:56 AM

Beautiful foam.

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#12 posted 10-28-2011 03:10 AM

Beautiful work.

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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#13 posted 10-28-2011 05:45 AM

Wilson, thanks for the mention as inspiration for this box. I really like this design and your execution and craftsmanship. The cherry and maple play well with each other, and your rendering of the side tapers is unique and eye catching. Good looking box, buddy.

-- jbschutz

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#14 posted 10-28-2011 01:52 PM

Thanks fellow Jock’s for all your kind works on this project….BC

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#15 posted 10-28-2011 06:03 PM

Really nice and I love the way it opens, it was a surprise.
Best thoughts,

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

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