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Project by Pete Julius posted 03-26-2008 09:10 PM 944 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a box in a box for decoration that I had seen in a magazine. I put some nice looking stain to make the Oak veneer come out real nice and shiny. The 3 and the 88 turned out better than I thought for doing it for my first time with the dremmel.





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GaryK

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#1 posted 03-26-2008 09:33 PM

Nice engraving!

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

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YorkshireStewart

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#2 posted 03-26-2008 10:07 PM

This is unlikely to be your last box Pete! The bug is likely to get to you. Was the Dremel engraving done freehand?

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

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 03-26-2008 10:12 PM

Pete,

I want to provide a sterner warning than Yorkie did. Boxes have been proven to be habit forming. Especially when they turn out as well as this one did and you also had to go and add a nice carving to it as well.

My friend I sadly must say that there is probably no hope for you at this stage. You are hooked. Your only remedy is to keep producing boxes at regular intervals. :)

Thanks for the post.

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

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#4 posted 03-26-2008 10:30 PM

Pete
Welcome to the world of boxmaking.
That’s a really neat first effort – well done.

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#5 posted 03-26-2008 10:38 PM

Nice job! The engraving is great.

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

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#6 posted 03-27-2008 09:38 AM

Really nice job! Good Idea and nice engraving.

-- --Chuck

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ratchet

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#7 posted 03-27-2008 05:12 PM

Wow. That really sweeeeeet! As I’m from the home area of Dale & Family this one really strikes home with me. Nice work.

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rikkor

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#8 posted 03-28-2008 12:31 AM

That looks good to me.

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