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walnut & spalted oak
Nov 18, 2011
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#1 posted 11-17-2011 07:10 PM
-- Ben L
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#2 posted 11-17-2011 08:22 PM
Awesome idea! I love the Magic playing cards making their way into the photos :) That is some fancy nerd-ery right there!nice work
-- Work consists of whatever a body is OBLIGED to do, and Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do. -Mark Twain
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#3 posted 11-17-2011 09:22 PM
It’s been a long time since I have played that game. Man If I had thought to make card boxes like this I might have kept my collection.
Bring that to a tournament. Great work.
-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan
#4 posted 11-17-2011 10:56 PM
yeh i made that for my brother inlaw he loves that game
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#5 posted 11-18-2011 12:37 AM
Really beautiful, great colors and smooth joints
-- Don, Royersford, PA
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#6 posted 11-18-2011 01:53 AM
The beautiful but simple box is not easy to achieve. But, you have a contender here.Roger
-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)
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#7 posted 11-18-2011 04:26 AM
What a beautiful box and wood combination .I like the fact that it is actually in use !Great job and the finish looks great.Full marks.
-- Kiefer 松
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#8 posted 11-18-2011 08:18 AM
Very attractive box, nice work.
-- Tom D
#9 posted 11-18-2011 09:37 AM
if you don’t mind answering, what was the thickness of the stock you were working with
#10 posted 11-18-2011 02:39 PM
i made out of a 4”x4”x8’ walnut board that i riped on the band saw to just over 5/8 then planed it down to just under 1/2
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#11 posted 11-18-2011 04:12 PM
Handsome box you have there Joe… Well done!
-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.
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#12 posted 11-18-2011 04:19 PM
Hey! Spalted Maple and Walnut! One of my favorites!
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#13 posted 11-18-2011 04:23 PM
That is very pretty; it reminds me of a colonial candle box. I have a picture of one of the originals.
-- 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
#14 posted 11-18-2011 04:40 PM
Thank you everyone for the nice commentsits spalted oak not maple
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#15 posted 12-10-2011 07:52 PM
Did you do stopped dados for the box bottom grooves? I’m in the process of making one now and I’m trying to figure out the best way.
-- Greg, Owner, Quality Carpet One, www.qualitycarpetonecrofton.com
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