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This is the result of finding a knot which to me resembled a heart. I simply had to incorporate it into a jewelry box for my lovely wife.
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#1 posted 06-01-2012 11:20 PM
Very pretty. and your right, it does resemble a heart. You have enough miters there to make you go cross-eyed trying to glue it up.;)Nice Box.
-- "The greatest pleasure in life is doing what others say you cannot do."-Walter Bagehot
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#2 posted 06-02-2012 12:33 AM
Nice job and design on this. It looks great.
-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!
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#3 posted 06-02-2012 01:01 AM
Nice job on this one. You have a lot of time invested in this and I don’t think it just ‘fell’ together. I too am a big fan of knots and other ‘character’ features. You showcased the knot very nicely.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#4 posted 06-02-2012 01:09 AM
Like the full mortise lock. May I ask your source?
-- "Measure twice, cut once, count fingers"
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#5 posted 06-02-2012 05:54 AM
Very genious idea for knot!You open the whole new perspective of how to not to waste knoted boards.Thanks
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
#6 posted 06-03-2012 04:04 AM
Thanks for the comments. I think i ordered the lock and escutcheon from Lee Valley. It certainly was a fun little project. Sometimes its nice to be able to start and finish a project in a short amount of time.
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