Beveled Boxes

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Project by blackcherry posted 11-02-2011 03:32 AM 1949 views 11 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two more beveled style boxes in a recent run of five boxes, inspired by J.Schulz. First box made from Curly Maple and Mahogany and the 2nd from Cherry and Paduak. The lid is pin with a 1/8 brass rod and cap with a 1/8 dowel. Thanks for view….Blkcherry

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#1 posted 11-02-2011 03:42 AM

You make some of the most wonderful boxes.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#2 posted 11-02-2011 03:46 AM

Sweet boxes. That is a very unique design, too!!!!!!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 11-02-2011 04:13 AM

I must admit to having a soft heart for curly maple in boxes. If you can get right prices together the effect is wonderful. These look q unite nice.

What is your finish going to be?

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#4 posted 11-02-2011 04:23 AM

Thanks Arlin and Jim for the kind words, box making is woodworking fun.

Betsy the finish used is a coat of Danish Oil, and a French polish followed by a coat of Myland wax. Thanks for viewing and commenting…BC

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#5 posted 11-02-2011 04:43 AM

Beautiful…........Beautiful !!! I am in the process of finishing a box for one of my Granddaughters for Christmas. That being said it is nothing like these….. These are Outstanding!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 11-02-2011 06:06 AM

Beautiful boxes.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 11-02-2011 07:37 AM

BC, you have this bevel technique down!! Nice combinations of woods. Are you using 1 1/2” stock to get that pronounced angle?

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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

BC another nice set of boxes. I like the look of the angles on them. Great work as always.

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

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#9 posted 11-02-2011 01:51 PM

very nice. the wood combos are gr8. nice design also

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

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#10 posted 11-02-2011 02:08 PM

Robert the stock I use is only 13/16 and the tilt angle is 11 degrees.

Karson, Ken & Roger thanks for viewing, I have two others and one is really off the charts, will post soon thanks BC

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#11 posted 11-02-2011 02:41 PM

Great looking boxes, BC. If I inspired you, I am humbled. I think you have taken the technique and blazed a new trail. The maple is especially beautiful and plays well with the mahogany. Way to go!

-- jbschutz

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#12 posted 11-02-2011 02:58 PM

Nice boxes. I especially like the bevelling, good technique.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#13 posted 11-02-2011 03:04 PM

Another nice batch.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#14 posted 11-03-2011 12:00 AM

Beautiful boxes.

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#15 posted 11-03-2011 12:48 AM

Wonderful boxes.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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