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Project by MoleParty posted 660 days ago 2355 views 16 times favorited 38 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the brother of yesterday’s Bonfire post. After we’d finalised Bonfire I realised that with slight modification it could be the realisation of a box idea I’d had for a while now. This represents a virtual 3D image of the accretion disk around a rotating black hole. Matter gets sucked in, never to be seen again. This time the lines on the sides all rotate one way to aid the image. In fact all the sides for both boxes were re-sawn out of the same block. The last pic shows the two, together. Size and materials are the same as for Bonfire except for black dyed birch for the centre. Thanks for the inspiration Ross. This has helped me to realise a long held idea.

BBM

-- Ross Dennis and Martyn Brewer





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Brandon

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#1 posted 660 days ago

Very cool! I prefer this one to Bonfire, but both are of course excellent boxes.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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rocky65

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#2 posted 660 days ago

Amazing!

-- Darn thing doesn't fit! Where's my hammer?

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BTimmons

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#3 posted 660 days ago

Those are supremely cool. And now I have Soundgarden playing in my head.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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Greg72

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#4 posted 660 days ago

Very impressive, excellent work!

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rance

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#5 posted 660 days ago

Before I even read the other comments I was thinking “I like this one much more.”. Very well done, both of you.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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grizzman

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#6 posted 660 days ago

these certainly are amazing, i dont know how you do it so that it looks so dam good…but they do, it looks like something only a machine could do..just beautiful…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Bertha

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#7 posted 660 days ago

I love Soundgarden:) Beautiful box!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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lanwater

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#8 posted 660 days ago

I like this one better. The matching stipes on the sides and the black “sun burst” give it the extra wow.

They are both really nice.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Jamie Speirs

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#9 posted 660 days ago

It looks as if you could fall into the top

An amazing box

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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michelletwo

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#10 posted 660 days ago

Bright colors that draw one to the center..fantastic!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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WoodenFrog

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#11 posted 660 days ago

Amazing!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Granddaddy1

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#12 posted 660 days ago

WOW!

-- Ron Wilson - maker of fine firewood!

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rdjack21

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#13 posted 660 days ago

Just love this one! Like them both but this one speaks to me :)

-- --- Richard Jackson

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woody123

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#14 posted 660 days ago

I am in awe, and I bow before you. In other words,.............great box.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#15 posted 660 days ago

They are both beautiful, but I think I do like this one better. I love the dark center and the implied rotation of the sides. Another winner! :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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