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Sycamore Box with elm-veneer

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Project by rkoorman posted 1000 days ago 1459 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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This box had been made in the last 2 weeks. It was a nice project. I made some pictures and put these together in a slide-show. This way you can see how I made this box.

Wood: Sycamore and elm veneer

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Thanks for watching

-- http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/





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live4ever

982 posts in 1611 days


#1 posted 1000 days ago

Clean lines and a beautiful veneer! How do you like those barrel hinges for small boxes?

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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Schwieb

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#2 posted 1000 days ago

Nice Rick. The veneer is just beautiful. I’m wondering about the hinges too and I like the divider pattern

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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djwong

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#3 posted 1000 days ago

Really nice slide show. The photos and commentary were very clear and instructive. The music was soothing. I enjoyed it very much. It really gave a sence of the process involved. Beautiful box.

One question – why is it necessary to not cut the top all the way through? Is this to prevent tear out from the table saw blade?

-- David W. Cupertino, CA

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 1000 days ago

Love the outside…love the inside. Great box!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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mafe

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#5 posted 1000 days ago

First of all that is the best video slide I have seen to date, good timing and such a wonderful piece of music.
What a nice box, and I also really enjoyed the inside, it was kind of calm and yet exiting.
Beautiful wood and really nice work.
I never heard of that walnut oil, does it also smell nut?
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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degoose

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#6 posted 1000 days ago

How cool is this… I love it all…and really enjoyed the slideshow…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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B13

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#7 posted 1000 days ago

Enjoyed! the slideshow. Nice! job on box and slide thanks!

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Roger

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#8 posted 1000 days ago

that’s just teee-tottally awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Ian Hawthorne

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#9 posted 1000 days ago

Great job Rick – love the layout in the inside.

Nice WIP video too.

Cheers

Ian

-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge! http://hawthornecrafts.com/our-blog/

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itsmic

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#10 posted 999 days ago

Sharp looking Box, fine wood combo with clean construction and tasteful style, great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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rkoorman

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#11 posted 999 days ago

The hinges are very nice but you always need rather thick sides and sometimes a narrower side looks better.

Walnut oil smells like …..well…..walnut…...Next month I’m helping the mill to produce more oil so probably i go home with some more oil.

I dont cut through the top in 1 go to keep the lid attached to the bottom. When you cut through at once you are at risk for the top being caught in the blade.

-- http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/

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Jacob

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#12 posted 977 days ago

Wow! great work!

-- -Jacob Turetsky, Industrial Designer

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