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Project by Broda posted 11-26-2011 01:40 PM 1643 views 10 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first go at this type of box
I made this just to practise before i do a proper one with some nice wood, so it’s not very good and i didn’t spend a whole lot of time on it.

Let me know what you guys think of the dimensions etc.
Sorry for the crappy pictures

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 11-26-2011 02:01 PM

I like it. Really like the way the top looks and sets on the box.

This is a good prototype for your next one.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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jackthelab

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#2 posted 11-26-2011 03:00 PM

Nice – love the design

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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woodworm

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#3 posted 11-26-2011 03:25 PM

Nice design, looks a bit of asian & native influence, if I’m not wrong.
Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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RogerBean

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#4 posted 11-26-2011 03:47 PM

My, my. I like it. The lid shape and lift design is sleek and clean. The reveal line between the lid and base provides a nice shadow line. Proportions feel good. Design would also look good with a slightly taller base. ...but nice as is. Very nice.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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Woodbridge

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#5 posted 11-26-2011 04:04 PM

I like it. You might consider not rounding over the top edge of the box to have a crisper edge between the top and box and the reveal. The design of the lift is very very nice. I look forward to your next version.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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MOJOE

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#6 posted 11-26-2011 05:08 PM

I like this design as well…..I’ll go the other direction though. I think it might look sharp if the curvature of the lid blends into the curvature of the box…...maybe a tiny-tiny chamfer at the top of the box to give a reveal line…...just my 2 cents though…...nice work though!

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 11-26-2011 06:48 PM

Very nice doesn’t look like a practice box to me. Very well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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jockmike2

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#8 posted 11-26-2011 08:28 PM

GREAT LOOKING BOX, I DON’T HAVE ANY CRITISIZIM, I LIKE IT JUST THE WAY IT IS.

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

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degoose

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#9 posted 11-26-2011 09:07 PM

Well Master Broda… you have hit on a winner here… real timber next time…LOL

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

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Broda

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#10 posted 11-27-2011 12:53 AM

thanks for the feedback everyone
I’ll post the good one when it’s finished

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-

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Sam Shakouri

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#11 posted 11-27-2011 01:07 AM

I like it too, although I dont do much boxes. I particularlly like the handle because it dose not take room in case you to pack and send it overseas. BorgerBean mentioned the hight, I would say it would all be depend on what you want to put in it. So I dont see it as problem. Well done, Broda.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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NormG

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#12 posted 11-27-2011 01:45 AM

Wonderful job, can’t wait to see the nicer wood box

-- Norman

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Sunnygirl

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#13 posted 11-27-2011 03:52 AM

Quite nice. Great lines.

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kiefer

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#14 posted 11-27-2011 04:22 PM

I like that look ,somewhat rustic and nice contrast of the woods .
Just keep playing with the proportions and details .
As it is it is very nice and you are on to a great style .

Thanks
Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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josh

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#15 posted 03-23-2013 09:21 PM

Nice looking stuff, man. Keep at it and come back to the forum.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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