Walnut Box

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Project by ShaneA posted 12-20-2011 10:11 PM 1657 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yet another box to give away for Christmas, this one is walnut splines, body, and handle. QS Sycamore top.

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#1 posted 12-20-2011 10:25 PM

I love that top. How is that handle attached?

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#2 posted 12-20-2011 10:32 PM

I just used TBII, since it was long grain to long grain, figured it would be ok. It grabs quick, I just hold it for about 30 secs and leave it alone. On larger boxes I have made, with thicker walls, I use my biscuit jointer to cut in an incision, then fabricate the handle from there to give me more glue surface. But that is a little of a pain. This is quick and easy, and allow me to use a thinner profile, which I like.

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#3 posted 12-20-2011 11:16 PM

Oh what a nice color contrast on this box, love the qs sycamore Shane well done…BC

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#4 posted 12-21-2011 02:14 AM

It took me a minute to even focus on the Walnut. That Sycamore is really nice.

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

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#5 posted 12-21-2011 02:49 AM

Wow Shane you have been cranking out so many amazing boxes ,another winner for sure.

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#6 posted 12-21-2011 02:58 AM

Great job on this and a great gift to give, awesome work!

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#7 posted 12-21-2011 03:03 AM

Beautiful, must be hard to give it away

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#8 posted 12-21-2011 03:37 AM

That top is just too beautiful. This is a great job.

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

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