maple and walnut box

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Project by eddy posted 11-13-2011 02:43 PM 1510 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

been churning out boxes left and right thought i would posts a few this weekend
this 1 is curly maple and walnut has 2 shallow drawers 15 divided compartments on the top and a sliding tray
all finished in poly. i have refined my hindes a little and am using a brass pin as the pivot
not perfict but not too bad

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#1 posted 11-13-2011 02:54 PM

Nice Eddy! I really like how you make your own hinges. I’ve got to try that. I like the contrasting wood and the bookmatched top – another technique I want to try (as is the spline – that’s my next project, to build a spline jig). Good job! Are you selling these?

-- Randy Morter, Phoenix, AZ

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#2 posted 11-13-2011 03:13 PM

Very beautiful looks like I need to come dor a visit.


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#3 posted 11-13-2011 03:22 PM

yes randy i am selling them will be in chandler htis friday night
jerry come on down. im off sundays and mondays

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#4 posted 11-13-2011 06:20 PM

Nice. I like all three.
I’m a wood hinges kind of guy and I really like these.
They are nice and light.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#5 posted 11-13-2011 06:27 PM

Very nice wood combination and looks like a very versatile box : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 11-13-2011 10:00 PM

Nice design and woods are beautiful .
The wooden hinges are a really nice touch and something I have to try .
he interior looks great and should make some body very happy !


-- Kiefer 松

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#7 posted 11-14-2011 04:54 AM

Super job! Love the contrasting wood, and the bookmatched yop. Excellent workmanship!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#8 posted 11-14-2011 07:03 AM

very nice box!

-- My Master is Mankind's Greatest Carpenter.

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#9 posted 11-14-2011 07:24 AM

Georgus box, I really like curly maple and walnut together, great craftsmanship.

-- Tom D

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#10 posted 11-14-2011 07:33 AM

These boxes are extra nice…..I really like the curly maple, the grain is so interesting. I too am a fan of wooden hinges and these look first class.

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

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#11 posted 11-17-2011 06:23 AM

Love the top on that. Walnut is truly beautiful.

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#12 posted 11-20-2011 04:49 AM

looks gr8 to me. nice wood combo, and the hinges are awesome. I really like the bookmatched top.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#13 posted 11-20-2011 05:36 PM

thanks for all the coments i have another 3 almost ready will post assoon as they are done

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#14 posted 12-06-2011 06:09 AM

So you too live in Tempe. I could use a crash course in hinge making, Are you open for that? I live along the 60 at McClintock.

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#15 posted 12-06-2011 02:46 PM

Mcclintock and elliot for me shop is all tore appart now making changes for more room still not used to a 2 car garage
but im sure i could show you it is realy easy i am off on sundays and mondays

-- self proclaimed copycat

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