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Project by blackcherry posted 11-14-2011 11:29 PM 1619 views 1 time favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey Jocks, here the latest box out of the shop which incorporate some old and new design elements. The base has been modified in sizes from a past project and the top has been beveled and a shop made lift handle. Material used are Mahogany and Curly Maple with a Danish oil and French polish top off with Myland wax. I have a larger one that is just about ready as well, hope you like….Blkcherry





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doncutlip

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#1 posted 11-14-2011 11:57 PM

Nice little fishtail detail on the splines, bet that was hard

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#2 posted 11-15-2011 12:05 AM

not to mean anything negative about your past boxes, but this one is by far the best in terms of design and balance Wilson. beautifully made!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 11-15-2011 12:11 AM

Nice work! Really like the whole feel of this one….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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itsmic

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#4 posted 11-15-2011 12:23 AM

Yes, I like it, Great shape to this box, along with Your usual fine craftsmanship and artistic flair, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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Lenny

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#5 posted 11-15-2011 12:27 AM

Somebody has the box bug bigtime! Beautiful box and wonderful craftmanship Wilson.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#6 posted 11-15-2011 12:37 AM

Wilson you nailed it! I saw the same on the splines how did you pull that off? Love the colors and shape. Great job. Blondie and I just returned from the lumber yard for the outdoor table. She changed her mind from Jatoba to Black Walnut. I said yes dear, LOL I prefer BW though.
Talk to you soon.

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

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#7 posted 11-15-2011 01:37 AM

Wilson, you are going crazy with the shaped-sided boxes… Love it! The graduated spline lengths accentuate the shaped sides, and the wood combo is excellent. Good job on the interior, too. Way to go!

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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#8 posted 11-15-2011 01:53 AM

Great work. I like the idea of a 2 tiered box.
Thanks for posting it.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#9 posted 11-15-2011 02:10 AM

Very2 nice, I like the shape.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 11-15-2011 02:13 AM

I’m really enjoying the angles

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

Nice build. I like the inner compartment. I think you have used prettier wood in other boxes. But maybe I don’t see enough mahogany to appreciate it. The splines look great with the curved sides.

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

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#12 posted 11-15-2011 03:51 AM

great job, beautiful work, you always do a great job on your boxes, if Degoose is the great board maker, you are the great box maker.

-- Smitty!!!

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#13 posted 11-15-2011 05:29 AM

Whats left to comment on but to join all of the above and say WELL DONE

Thanks Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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#14 posted 11-15-2011 05:43 AM

Mr Wilson… you da man… really fine job.

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

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#15 posted 11-15-2011 05:50 AM

BC, nice looking box, I like the shape a lot. I am assuming you did not use a flat top toothed rip blade for the splines, but I cannot see well enough on my computer, did you get the splines to match the “v” profile? Very nice.

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