My first box

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Project by Gradeguy3 posted 09-29-2012 03:19 PM 1121 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first box and was something I designed as I went. I learned a lot about good miters and made a pretty rustic jig for the keys, but it worked. Made from maple (quilt and spalted) and walnut. Thank you for looking.

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#1 posted 09-29-2012 03:45 PM

a lot of details in that box..nicely done

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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#2 posted 09-29-2012 04:15 PM

Sweet, nice work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 09-29-2012 04:33 PM

It is beautiful.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#4 posted 09-29-2012 06:34 PM

Nice looking box, craftsmanship with style, You may be onto something, great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#6 posted 09-30-2012 12:35 AM

I like it! Great job!

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#7 posted 09-30-2012 01:11 AM

That’s pretty fancy for your first box project. Love the wood choices.

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#8 posted 09-30-2012 10:53 AM

That’s darn nice for your first attempt.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#9 posted 09-30-2012 01:42 PM

Super nice for a 1st box. Everything about it is very kool. Really nice wood combos as well

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#10 posted 10-01-2012 06:32 AM

nice first box. hec, it’s a nice box period.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#11 posted 10-02-2012 03:33 AM

Awesome! way nicer than my first box! hope you make some more.

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