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Project by Tag84 posted 06-01-2012 11:36 AM 3549 views 23 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started this project quite some time ago, and decided to finish it.
I wanted to use shoji paper, and ordered a roll of it online.
It’s made from scrap most of it, and everything that was around our shop :)
The wood used is oak, hardwoods, something very light wood for the lids, and dowels.
I build it for fun,
Finished it with beewax.
Thank you for watching!

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-- -Thomas -





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ratchet

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#1 posted 06-01-2012 12:20 PM

Very appealing and well executed! Thanks for sharing it with us.

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vipond33

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#2 posted 06-01-2012 12:26 PM

A knockout box with so many interesting design elements and a fabulous execution. Bravo.
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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steliart

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#3 posted 06-01-2012 12:26 PM

excellent I love it

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Spoontaneous

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#4 posted 06-01-2012 01:10 PM

I love anything ‘Japanesey’. This box looks ceremonial. Nice work.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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mafe

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#5 posted 06-01-2012 01:20 PM

What a fine box.
Some lovely details, and yes the Japanese shines through.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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balidoug

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#6 posted 06-01-2012 01:47 PM

Terrific workmanship and a fine example of oriental style.

よくやった

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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abie

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#7 posted 06-01-2012 02:20 PM

WOW … Nice and “Velly Interesting”
Bruce

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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Vicki

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#8 posted 06-01-2012 03:59 PM

I love it. What an interesting and complicated design. Excellent job.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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Andrius_Sta

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#9 posted 06-01-2012 06:33 PM

Turned out really nice, man.

-- Andrius Sta, Utrecht The Netherlands http://www.andriussta.com

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LittlePaw

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#10 posted 06-01-2012 07:19 PM

Well done! Tottemo jozudesnay!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#11 posted 06-01-2012 07:43 PM

Very cool Thomas ,super build and wonderful design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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S4S

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#12 posted 06-01-2012 08:40 PM

cool . nice design . : )

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#13 posted 06-01-2012 09:10 PM

Inspired design and craftsmanship. A real beauty!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Woodbridge

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#14 posted 06-01-2012 09:14 PM

So many intricate and interesting details. Quite a nice looking box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

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Richard

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#15 posted 06-01-2012 09:30 PM

Love the design! Thanks for sharing.

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