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bow box #2 and #3

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Project by bigogre posted 755 days ago 1597 views 10 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Both boxes are roughly 6×6 x 3 made from lacewood and gummy cherry. The first box has a maple/purple heart bow and the second has a yellowheart/purpleheart bow. I mostly wanted to work out hinging with a bow attached, and it ended up being easier than I expected.

Wish it always worked out that way.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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NormG

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#1 posted 755 days ago

Great Ribbons, nice boxes also

-- Norman

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gfadvm

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#2 posted 755 days ago

Great boxes, great craftsmanship, and GREAT lacewood. I’m envious.

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

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Arlin Eastman

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#3 posted 755 days ago

That is one of the neatest boxes I have seen. Great workmanship.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#4 posted 755 days ago

NICE!

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JoeyG

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#5 posted 755 days ago

I like it!!!! I just worked with lacewood for the first time. Minus the splinters, I really enjoyed working with it. I like the bows. You did a nice job with them.

Joey

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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bigogre

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#6 posted 755 days ago

No kidding about the splinters… all I have to do is look at it and I get one.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 755 days ago

great looking box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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bhog

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#8 posted 755 days ago

Nice work man.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#9 posted 755 days ago

Great job a work of art!

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

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Roger

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#10 posted 754 days ago

Super nice.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Boxguy

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#11 posted 754 days ago

Bill, this is exceptional work. I like both the design and wood selection. This concept improved with each version. Adding hinges makes it much more useful and salable. Thanks for sharing this with us…splinters and all. This would make a lovely box for a gift or ring.

-- Big Al in IN

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