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Project by craigtshop posted 04-11-2012 06:46 PM 1303 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The two boxes in the picture are projects completed for gifts for 2011 Christmas. Ths smaller turned box is made of walnut with ash inset in the lid and lid knob. The taller box is actually a cigar holder.
Both turnings were completed on the lathe and required exceptional fit for the lids. The Cigar box lid fits is 8 sided to fit the internal dimension of the 8 sided turned box. The walnut box lid and knob were inset with Ash to enhance the contrasting colors of light and dark of the two woods.

-- Craig T.,Lafayette, Louisiana





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murch

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#1 posted 04-11-2012 08:37 PM

Great work. Brilliant job getting the hex lid to fit.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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woodworm

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#2 posted 04-12-2012 12:31 AM

Very nice looking boxes – fantastic turning work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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lizardhead

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#3 posted 04-12-2012 01:37 AM

Those hex lids can be tricky

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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majuvla

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#4 posted 04-12-2012 06:54 AM

Awsome boxes.Lot of work, but obviously it’s worth it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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ColinVW

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#5 posted 04-18-2012 10:33 PM

Looks like Treen.Treen I tells ya.

-- CVW

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