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These are two maple boxes with Cocobolo knobs and leather interiors. Similar with a few slight design differences.I nade one about a month ago and the other this past week. Dam…! This is fun…
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#1 posted 09-17-2012 06:31 AM
Those look great, what type of tools do you use to do all your carving?
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#2 posted 09-17-2012 11:08 AM
Both are beautiful.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#3 posted 09-17-2012 12:21 PM
Oh yea! That Cocobolo handle really jumps with that box. Super nice combo
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#4 posted 09-17-2012 01:16 PM
Once again wonderful boxes, glad that you keep sharing your fun with us. Hope that new sanding room inyour shop is still keeping your lungs clear.
-- As ever, Gus-the 78 yr young apprentice carpenter
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#5 posted 09-17-2012 01:28 PM
Is there a video somewhere of how to make these boxes? How in the world do you carve that? Beautiful.
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#6 posted 09-17-2012 04:33 PM
So Nice! Really Cool work!
-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd
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#7 posted 09-17-2012 05:57 PM
Great work as usual!
-- Dreaming patterns
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#8 posted 09-18-2012 01:24 AM
We both posted twins on the same day which proves that great minds do think alike! I love this pair. The almost snow white maple contrasts perfectly with the cocobolo handles. And your carving/sculpting is perfect as usual.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#9 posted 09-18-2012 01:52 AM
have you just figured this out…”dam this is fun”......lol…yea it sure is, im getting ready myself to start having some real fun , ive got me a big project that im going to take my sweet time in making, and im going to have me some real fun…you did really fantastic here with these, keep on having the fun…
-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']
#10 posted 09-18-2012 02:40 AM
I always appreciate all the kind comments. Thanks…!Vince…I use an angle grinder, a electric carver and a pile of sandpaper.
Gus…the sanding room is worth its weight in gold. I still wear a Trend Air shield in addition to the dust collectors.
Jon1094…no video…I have never even owned a video camera.
Andy…you are correct great minds do think alike …but my wife says I am out of my mind and possible lost it.
grizzman…you gotta have fun to keep your sanity…
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#11 posted 09-18-2012 11:23 AM
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