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Project by carpenterdan posted 961 days ago 1337 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A small box made of Iowa walnut with a three gereration connection to the maker’s family. .
Beautiful box joints highlight the drawer which slides through from either end like a matchbox.
A turquoise inlay on the top establishes the visual pun of “xbox.”
A dated maker’s mark is burned into the bottom.
A hand rubbed oil finish adds a beautiful luster.
The perfect size for special rings or other small treasures.

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 961 days ago

Very nice. I love the inlay!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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bobasaurus

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#2 posted 961 days ago

Looks pretty nice. Crushed turquoise always looks good, and the box joints are pretty nice.

-- Allen, Colorado

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chrisstef

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#3 posted 961 days ago

Nice box Dan and great work on the inlay. Can i play Madden on your “xbox”?

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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JoeyG

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#4 posted 960 days ago

Looks great, Did you use inlay turquoise for the inlay or did you crush it yourself?

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 960 days ago

What a nice looking project!

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

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