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Project by Picho posted 884 days ago 1273 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just started doing woodworking with some small box projects, I am using a book from Doug Stowe and one from Jim Stack as a reference. This box is from the Doug Stowe book, I just made it a little big bigger than the measurements from the book. The box is white oak with walnut for the miter keys and the lid is spalted maple. The finish is Tried and True Danish Oil.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 884 days ago

Your box looks very nice. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#2 posted 884 days ago

Very nice, welcome to LJs

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 884 days ago

Nice box and love the top! Beautiful wood.

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

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nonickswood

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#4 posted 884 days ago

Looks Great! Love that Spalted Maple.
Welcome to LJs!!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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robert triplett

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#5 posted 884 days ago

Good job on the box. I had done a few boxes and things like boxes before I got Doug Stowe’s book. I learned a lot from it. It looks like you have also. Welcome.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 884 days ago

beautiful box!!!!!!!!..........Jim

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

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Picho

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#7 posted 883 days ago

Thanks for the comments everybody.

Robert > yes I agree the Doug Stone is a great book to get somebody started building boxes

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john_az

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#8 posted 876 days ago

When I first saw it, I thought it was a post from Doug Stowe!

-- John, Phoenix-AZ

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 876 days ago

cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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