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I wanted to try out my new Akeda jig. I love this thing. This is right out of the box…er package.
-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. TX resident...
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#1 posted 03-28-2008 11:07 PM
This is a gorgeous box. What type of woods and finish did you use here. And don’t be shy about showcasing your work. You have three slots that you can use. Shoot pictures from different angles and certainly a picture of the inside is in order as well. Filling up the slots helps control the symptoms of our wood addiction. :)
Thanks for the post.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
#2 posted 03-28-2008 11:21 PM
The box is Walnut and splated birdseye maple. Poly finish
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#3 posted 03-29-2008 12:32 AM
Very prettry box and well done .
-- Tom D
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#4 posted 03-29-2008 01:17 AM
Great looking box. Nice contrasts.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#5 posted 03-29-2008 01:21 AM
I don’t think you really like that jig. You better make some more boxes to prove it. Nice work.
-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president
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#6 posted 03-29-2008 02:23 AM
GREAT box——your choice of woods and detail are wonderful.
-- Bill - - Ad-Marketing Guy, Ramsey NJ
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#7 posted 03-29-2008 03:14 AM
wow that is a great box. i think I’m falling in love with walnut. great job!
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#8 posted 03-29-2008 05:34 AM
Very nice. Haven’t seen that jig in use, but it looks like you managed to get it to work. I like the BE Maple versus the Walnut. Like teenage just said, I also am a big fan of walnut. It seems to compliment most species. Not as expensive as some of the exotics as well. Was the finish only Poly? The Walnut looks very vivid. I would’ve guessed there was an oil under the poly or something. Well done. Welcome to Lumberjocks.
-- Jeff, South Carolina
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#9 posted 03-29-2008 06:07 AM
Great combination of woods, walnut and maple go very well together. I really like the dove tailed corners. How do you like your jig?
-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT
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#10 posted 03-29-2008 10:53 AM
Very nice box. I like the way the contrasting woods compliment each other.
#11 posted 03-29-2008 05:46 PM
Thanks for the reply about the wood types. I would have guessed the walnut but I wasn’t sure about the maple. These two woods make a nice combination. I can see that I need to start putting more effort into finding a spalted maple source. It adds a nice look to the piece.
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#12 posted 03-29-2008 06:22 PM
Great work…dont forget to add project “tags”—-this way people will be able to find your great work as time goes by…tags such as: walnut, maple, box, akida jig…etc…
I have enjoyed seeing all your work the past few days…Welcome to LJ.s…
-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007
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#13 posted 03-29-2008 07:03 PM
Beautiful box! It came out great. I’m sure we will see more of these from the new jig.
-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com
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#14 posted 03-30-2008 12:25 AM
I love walnut and maple. Great design and construction!
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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