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Project by davidtheboxmaker posted 2218 days ago 2694 views 29 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another of my favourite design. This one is made from rippled sucamore and bloodwood, with a blackwood handle. Joints are hald blind dovetails made using the Incra jig. Dimensions are 9” x 6” x 3 1/4”.
Lining is a brown suedette fabric glued to the box bottom before assembly.





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teenagewoodworker

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#1 posted 2218 days ago

wow thats nice. i like the half blind dovetails in the side. keep up the great work!

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Grumpy

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#2 posted 2218 days ago

Beautiful work David. I like the design. Nice joinery & great choice of wood.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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coolbreeze

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#3 posted 2218 days ago

Pretty wood & a pretty box.

-- Jason, AL

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 2218 days ago

David,

This one is my favorite (of the day, of course). You chose an excellent trio of woods and the design is beautiful.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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ratchet

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#5 posted 2218 days ago

Beautiful box, excellent craftsmanship, Masterful design. Your skills humble me.
Thanks for sharing.

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CharlieM1958

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#6 posted 2218 days ago

Outstanding craftsmanship. Keep ‘em coming!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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cajunpen

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#7 posted 2218 days ago

That is a really nice box. I like the design, choice of woods and execution. Beautiful

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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GaryK

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#8 posted 2218 days ago

Another good one!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Bradford

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#9 posted 2218 days ago

Good combination of contrasting woods.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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YorkshireStewart

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#10 posted 2218 days ago

Again, quite a masculine look to this one. Beautifully executed David.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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Blake

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#11 posted 2218 days ago

The contrasting colors work really well with this design. You have done some really nice stuff lately.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Paul D

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#12 posted 2217 days ago

Another great looking box David!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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davidtheboxmaker

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#13 posted 2216 days ago

Hi everyone.
Many thanks for the encouraging comments.

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#14 posted 2178 days ago

Beautiful work David

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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Karson

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#15 posted 2178 days ago

Very nice box. A great job. The colors and wood grain are outstanding.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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