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Project by BritBoxmaker posted 11-25-2011 07:03 PM 3464 views 9 times favorited 44 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an EZ Mitre, Shell box. Click the links for construction method details.

Size – 112mm square x 54mm high (on 122mm square x 5mm, Rosewood, pedestal base)

Materials – Sapele, Yew, Sycamore, Rosewood and Birch Aeroply

Glues – PVA and CA (viscous)

Finish – Satin Spray Acrylic

The pattern was routed from 4mm thick boards, mounted on a 1.5mm Birch Aeroply backing and finish sanded to 5mm thick. The last picture shows the finished board before I put it through the EZ Mitre technique to form the box top.

Construction is blogged here

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com





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KnotCurser

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#1 posted 11-25-2011 07:11 PM

Very pretty – the woods you chose provide a great contrast to each other!

You know, a few more of these and I think you could be called an expert at this! ;-)

Cheers!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#2 posted 11-25-2011 07:12 PM

Really beautiful work Martyn . . . as always. Have you kept a running total of how many of these wonderful designs you have made so far?

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 11-25-2011 07:14 PM

as always, a delight

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#4 posted 11-25-2011 07:18 PM

BEAUTIFFUL BOX MARTYN, WOW, YOU ALWAYS AMAZE.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 11-25-2011 07:29 PM

Great Looking Box, another exercise in perfection, the attention to detail is fabulous, Great Job, thanks for sharing Martyn

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#6 posted 11-25-2011 07:33 PM

Another masterpiece!

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TrBlu

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#7 posted 11-25-2011 07:42 PM

On word… AMAZING!!!

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 11-25-2011 07:51 PM

Another master piece! Your work is amazing.

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

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shipwright

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#9 posted 11-25-2011 07:52 PM

A great variation on your recent theme.
Nice illusions and grain matching along with the usual excellent execution.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#10 posted 11-25-2011 07:58 PM

Great work as always.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#11 posted 11-25-2011 07:59 PM

Even besides how awesome they look, I am impressed with them being made at the size they are.

Steve.

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#12 posted 11-25-2011 08:10 PM

Very nice :)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#13 posted 11-25-2011 08:17 PM

Another winner! The pattern really draws me in.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#14 posted 11-25-2011 08:20 PM

Awesome. Nice pattern.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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#15 posted 11-25-2011 08:20 PM

another day
another great box

well done
great flowing design

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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