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Project by Gary posted 05-29-2012 02:54 AM 1768 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Purple Heart and Maple. Maple box inside. Black velvet bottom

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill





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Ted

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#1 posted 05-29-2012 03:04 AM

That’s not just another box.. it’s a nice box. I like the pin stripes matching the corner splines, it’s a nice look. Don’t really care for the maple box inside, but I’m persnickety that way. I like everything else about it.

-- The first cordless tool was a stick. The first power tool was a rock.

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#2 posted 05-29-2012 03:55 AM

I really didn’t like the box inside either Ted. Just wanted to do something different. Won’t do it again

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#3 posted 05-29-2012 07:54 AM

Well done, very nice

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 05-29-2012 11:19 AM

Very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck
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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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#5 posted 05-29-2012 12:58 PM

yea gary
just another well made box

formed top and sides
racing stripes

ferrari’s and porches
are just another car too

well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#6 posted 05-29-2012 05:49 PM

Nice work Gary!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#7 posted 05-29-2012 06:45 PM

Are you getting jaded on boxes, Gary? That’s really very nice. ;-)

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#8 posted 05-29-2012 11:09 PM

gosh dang gary, that one is a beauty…but as already mentioned, yea not to crazy about the bottom…you can always put some velvet over it if you change your mind …lol…..but i just really love this…glad to see you have come out of retirement…lol…bob

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 05-30-2012 01:30 AM

Great box and I liked Davids car analogy. What’s up with the minature pictures? I’ll bet it’s really fancy in larger format.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#10 posted 05-30-2012 01:37 AM

yea gary i forgot to mention that, your pictures come out even smaller when you go to enlarge them, you need to check for camera or what ever your using to take these pictures and change the settings so the pictures will be bigger..its really annoying when you go to see your great projects and the pictures are so small........small.........:)...grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#11 posted 05-30-2012 01:42 AM

Beautiful ,beautiful fantastic box great details and a super build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 05-30-2012 02:10 AM

Thanks for the remarks. I don’t know about the picture size. It works right when I look at it. ??? Maybe I need a tutor

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Boxguy

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#13 posted 05-30-2012 04:21 AM

Gary,

You can have just another day, or just another meal, or just another breath, but not just another box…especially when it is beautiful. It’s like saying the Piata is just another hunk of marble.

-- Big Al in IN

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Roger

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#14 posted 04-11-2016 10:33 PM

This is a beauty. I like the way you did the lid and the wood combos. It looks grrrr8!!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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