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Project by Vinman posted 04-14-2008 03:48 AM 1631 views 9 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is one of my recent boxes. I made this for the wife of my nephew this past christmas. The medallion is curly bubinga and curly maple. The box is from a crate that was used for shipping a piece of machinery from germany. A friend gave me four pieces 3” x 9” x 76”. I think it is German oak. The finger pull is brazilian rosewood.

Vince





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 04-14-2008 03:59 AM

Wow. Great box….especially the top!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 04-14-2008 04:02 AM

The top really gets your attention. This is a really nice box. And it is basically made from scrap materials!!!!

Vince, you did a really good job on this box. I am sure it was well received.

Thanks for the post.

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

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#3 posted 04-14-2008 04:16 AM

This is really nice. I like the top a lot. Interesting story about the shipping crate, it always adds to a project when the wood itself has an interesting story.

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

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#4 posted 04-14-2008 04:40 AM

OK, that is really cool. You did a fantastic job on craftsmanship. It’s pretty cool to think that 3-4 of those woods “grew up” in different countries, and came together under your creative ability to make something that fine.

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#5 posted 04-14-2008 05:06 AM

Nice looking box.

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

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#6 posted 04-14-2008 05:45 AM

Great looking pattern on the top. Great overall design and execution.

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

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#7 posted 04-14-2008 07:50 AM

Incredible work. What patience you have for that kind of work.

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#8 posted 04-14-2008 10:21 AM

That top is teally ‘something else’. Nice job.

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#9 posted 04-14-2008 11:48 AM

Outstanding box! The top really makes the whole project. The coverings on the interior compartments add a lot of richness to the whole box. Bet she really liked it

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

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#10 posted 04-14-2008 02:39 PM

Vince, that is a beautiful looking box.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#11 posted 04-14-2008 04:36 PM

Wow, what a weird looking checker board. Oh, that’s just the design huh? Well that makes a big difference. Nice work then, beautiful design. LOL mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#12 posted 04-14-2008 04:44 PM

Beautiful box, I love the top.

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#13 posted 04-14-2008 06:50 PM

Awesome top!

-- Learn something everyday!

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#14 posted 04-14-2008 07:19 PM

beautiful work

-- making sawdust....

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#15 posted 04-15-2008 02:02 AM

Very nicely done. You did a beautiful job on it. thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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