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Project by Jimthecarver posted 04-07-2008 04:00 AM 1333 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was just a fun lil weekend project for a friend. I used Canary, Lace, Wenge’ and Ebony. I have a couple of first’s here, the hinges were a first try I was pleased with them and using box joinery for the corners and then inlayed a thin piece of Wenge’ for an accent.
I lined the inner portion with brown velvet and the finish I used was 4 coats of poly.
Thanks for looking.
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-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.





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Paul D

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#1 posted 04-07-2008 04:02 AM

Good looking box Jim. I really like the Wenge accents in the corners.

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 04-07-2008 04:05 AM

Hi Jim,

This is a gorgeous box and your wood combination adds visual interest to it. Nice inlay work too.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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trifern

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#3 posted 04-07-2008 04:19 AM

What a beautiful box and nice craftsmanship. Must be a special friend.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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GaryK

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#4 posted 04-07-2008 06:09 AM

Very cool Box. A lot of great details!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 04-07-2008 06:13 AM

Good looking box Jim, I particularly like the wooden hinges. I’ve become a big fan of them and plan on using them frequently in the future.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Jimthecarver

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#6 posted 04-07-2008 06:22 AM

Thank you all, The hinges were the best part and i find myself wanting to make many more instead of buying metal hinges. But now I need to get creative with them!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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Blake

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#7 posted 04-07-2008 06:49 AM

Nice details and joinery. I like it.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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davidtheboxmaker

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#8 posted 04-07-2008 09:55 AM

That’s a really nice box.
The hinges are first class.

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unknownwoodworker

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#9 posted 04-07-2008 05:11 PM

Simply Beautiful !!!

-- ??? My mistakes heat the house. It's very warm in here. ???

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#10 posted 04-07-2008 06:28 PM

Tell us about the hinge making!

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#11 posted 04-08-2008 05:29 AM

excellent!

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Jimthecarver

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#12 posted 04-08-2008 02:10 PM

Jon I will post a blog on making the hinges…they were fun and very easy to make.

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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