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A tea box made from plans in the box making book by Tony Lidgate. It is made of claro walnut and figured sycamore. Inside of the lid was left blank. A chart identifying each tea blend by compartment will be placed on this face of the lid.
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#1 posted 02-25-2012 01:13 AM
Stunning piece. Both the walnut top and the inner containers look great.
I really like the work done on the finger opening for the lid – great work!!!
-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: email@example.com / www.rhoadesclan.com
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#2 posted 02-25-2012 01:15 AM
I hope my wife doesn’t see this or I will be very busy this weekend. That is an amazing tea box.
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#3 posted 02-25-2012 01:31 AM
Very nice spice box excellent work.
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#4 posted 02-25-2012 01:44 AM
Beautiful box, great job
-- Don, Royersford, PA
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#5 posted 02-25-2012 02:09 AM
A beautiful tea box.
-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'
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#6 posted 02-25-2012 02:19 AM
Absolutely stunning. If it could be adapted to beer it would be perfect.
-- Turning A Round
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#7 posted 02-25-2012 04:10 AM
Just beautiful. They say nothing is absolutely perfect, that piece must be as close as you can get.
-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.
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#8 posted 02-25-2012 07:29 AM
Very nice Ron, well done.
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#9 posted 02-25-2012 10:49 AM
A stunning combination of timbers producing a must have box. Well done Ron. Tony Lydgate’s books have some great examples in them.Jim
-- It always looks better when it's finished!
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#10 posted 02-25-2012 01:32 PM
These are absolutely beautiful and a wonderful design.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#11 posted 02-25-2012 02:33 PM
Well done indeed, the choice of lumbers are off the chart stunning to say the least. Nice post on this and others as well thanks for sharing…Blkcherry
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#12 posted 02-25-2012 04:09 PM
Very well done. I think I can see some influence from your furniture restoration work in this box. I will have to find a copy of his book. And I am loving the wood!
-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!
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#13 posted 02-25-2012 04:17 PM
-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com
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#14 posted 02-25-2012 06:37 PM
Nice tea box, my wife wants one of these, and since she was over my shoulder when I looked at this its now on my list
-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.
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#15 posted 02-25-2012 11:49 PM
-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)
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