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Project by ruddy posted 10-29-2011 12:21 PM 3270 views 16 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have previously posted a wooden hinge design where I experimented with the hinge being flush with the rear of the box. This box is made from Tasmanian Blackwood with Jarrah accents and takes that design one step further. The hinge parts have been inlaid into the rear of the box which gives a different effect. A bit of extra work getting the fit correct but the upside is you get perfect alignment between lid and base.
The lid top is made from a Red Mallee burl.
Thanks to all the boxmakers that post on here…..

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 10-29-2011 12:50 PM

I love this box. You’ve done a wonderful job on the design and it is so unusual. 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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#2 posted 10-29-2011 01:34 PM

Beautiful!! Great design and detail.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 10-29-2011 02:00 PM

beautifully done ruddy. very awesome design, and I really like the wood combos

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#4 posted 10-29-2011 03:17 PM

Beautiful!! I would really like to try wooden hinges but have been afraid to try.

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#5 posted 10-29-2011 04:08 PM

Nice!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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itsmic

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#6 posted 10-29-2011 04:17 PM

This is a Gem of a Box, great wood combo with expert crafsmanship, ingenuity, and style, Love it, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#7 posted 10-29-2011 04:19 PM

Wow, that’s very nice

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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#8 posted 10-29-2011 05:56 PM

An excellent box. The burl is fantastic, and the hinges look great.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#9 posted 10-29-2011 06:10 PM

WOW – Definitely one of the nicest boxes I have seen.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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#10 posted 10-29-2011 06:49 PM

That is something to be proud of for sure ! Design,craftsmanship,wood combos and ingenuity all in one package. My hat is off to You and this wonderful box, thanks for sharing !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#11 posted 10-29-2011 06:56 PM

First class all the way! The recessed wood hinges really make it unique and the woodwork is a standout.

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#12 posted 10-29-2011 07:09 PM

Genius! Instantly into favorites. The inlay dots are a wonderful touch, and I assume that they span the miter as a key. I repeat, Genius. Thank you so much for posting.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#13 posted 10-29-2011 07:09 PM

Great looking box!!!!!!

-- Robert, Mississippi, http://www.lunberjocks.com

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#14 posted 10-29-2011 07:15 PM

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#15 posted 10-29-2011 07:56 PM

a beutiful box. The hinges are awsome. Great approch to get something new. Been playing with hinges on the out side of the box and thinking about trying to inlay the whole hinge but I really like the way you turned them into an accent.

-- Mike, Cantral Oregon

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