My First 2 Boxes

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Project by Seer posted 10-09-2012 12:36 PM 1276 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been trying other things in my shop and picked up a book called Box by Box and made these. Nothing special just a couple from some scrap wood I had. The larger and lighter one with no lid is Beech and the other is a Mahogany with a Walnut lid. Nothing special just the first 2 I made from start. I used hardboard for the bottoms of both boxes and the splines are made with a home made jig I got from the book. Trying to expand my knowledge and skills into different areas.
I had help on one box I made it was an Urn for my SIL from one of our members here (Eddy) and with knowledge learned from him yjos os where I ended up. They are not perfect and have some small flaws but otherwise I am very happy with the finished product so far.


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#1 posted 10-09-2012 12:55 PM

They are absolutely beautiful! Just a wonderful job. :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#2 posted 10-09-2012 01:13 PM

Nice, clean looks

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

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#3 posted 10-09-2012 01:45 PM

Good Looking Boxes…. Only way to refine is to do exactly what your doing and the book you have is excellent…. Now you will only get better and better with your own ideas. Keep em coming.

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#4 posted 10-09-2012 03:36 PM

Super looking boxes . What is perfect ?

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 10-09-2012 04:29 PM

nice work watchout box building can become adictive

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#6 posted 10-09-2012 06:03 PM

Thanks for all your help Eddy and yes I have already got some wood setup for this weekend to use.


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#7 posted 10-09-2012 07:55 PM

i miss weekends

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#8 posted 10-10-2012 01:22 AM

Nothing wrong with those boxes. The miters and splines look perfect from here.

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

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