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Project by Darell posted 11-09-2011 04:17 PM 1013 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these boxes for my neices for Christmas. One is made from purpleheart and yellowheart, the other from zebrawood and maple. They are about 4.5” x 3”. Finished with spray gloss laquer and buffed with the beal buffing system. I found the plans for these in a 2004 issue of Woodturning Design magazine and thought I’d give them a try.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#1 posted 11-09-2011 05:50 PM

These are very nice. Your neices will love them.

-- Go Blue!

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#2 posted 11-09-2011 06:10 PM

Very nice. Love the contrast of yellow heart and purple heart

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#3 posted 11-09-2011 06:48 PM

I really like these boxes. The Zebra wood is my favorite, but both are beautiful. The nieces should be very happy.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 11-09-2011 11:18 PM

You did a fine job on them and they look really nice.

-- 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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#5 posted 11-09-2011 11:39 PM

Great gifts Darell, :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 11-10-2011 02:11 AM

Very nicely done. Your nieces are going to love them.

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#7 posted 11-10-2011 04:31 PM

They both look great! I’m sure they loved them.

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

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