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Project by joshtank posted 02-15-2012 11:13 PM 1120 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made this for my wife for Valentines day. This is the first time I’m made an octagonal anything. Maple box and lid. Panel in the lid is purpleheart, maple, and walnut. Thanks for looking.

i did a really simple blog post about it. http://jubinsky.wordpress.com/2012/02/15/valentines-a-how-to/

mostly trying to convince more of my friends to get into woodworking. =)

-- Josh - Jacksonville, FL, http://jubinsky.wordpress.com





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MasterSergeant

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#1 posted 02-15-2012 11:40 PM

You pulled it off, this is a great Valentines gift, you wife surely liked it.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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robert triplett

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#2 posted 02-16-2012 12:03 AM

Great job on this. The blog is easy to follow. I like the idea of gluing 4 separate sections, then the whole thing. I did one where I did the inner star, let it dry and then did the next layer. I bet your wife loves it.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#3 posted 02-16-2012 12:09 AM

Wonderful Box a cool shape an super wood , outstanding work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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StumpyNubs

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#4 posted 02-16-2012 12:20 AM

I really like it! Thanks for posting!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
Blue Collar Woodworking? That's the best show since wood was invented! ”- The Eastern Northwest Southerner’s Journal

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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Gary

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#5 posted 02-16-2012 03:38 AM

That is sharp. Gotta check out your blog.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#6 posted 02-16-2012 04:32 AM

Just looked at your blog. I like the pattern you used on your box cover. I’m going use your pattern on a Lazy Susan I’m about to make soon for my daughter.
Thanks for posting this and your blog!
Nice work!!!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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deon

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#7 posted 02-16-2012 05:51 AM

Lovely gift!

-- Dreaming patterns

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