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Maple and purple heart box

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Project by unrested001 posted 09-30-2012 11:27 PM 840 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have some purple heart sitting around waiting to be put to work around the shop. I chose to make this maple box to show off the beautiful purple color of this wood. I’m a bit behind on my posting, this box was finished in mid August 2012. It was quickly filled with jewelry somehow even before I could snap some pics!

-- I make lots of dust, everything else is just a byproduct of the dust making process!...Frank,NJ





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gfadvm

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#1 posted 10-01-2012 12:56 AM

Nice job on the construction of this one. The way you routed out for the lid still baffles me (and I have watched Andy’s blog repeatedly).

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

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GenerationWW

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#2 posted 10-01-2012 01:29 AM

Excellent box, you do very nice work! Looking forward to seeing more

-- list your handcrafted treasures @ www.generationwoodworks.com for free!

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Arlin Eastman

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#3 posted 10-01-2012 01:50 AM

I love the gentle curves and the inlay in the top. Looks great.

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

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cwdance1

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#4 posted 10-01-2012 08:22 PM

Be very careful building these boxes as they quickly become addicting.

Great job

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Woodchuck4

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#5 posted 10-04-2012 02:38 AM

The box turned out REALLY good. I agree with Arlin, the inlay in the top really caught my eye. Great job.

-- Nathan, Fort Worth TX

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unrested001

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#6 posted 10-11-2012 11:52 PM

Thanks all! @ Cwdance1….Too late already on the 12 step box addict program. @gfadvm I’ll try to remember to shoot a few pics of the routing process for future reference.

-- I make lots of dust, everything else is just a byproduct of the dust making process!...Frank,NJ

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