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Project by juniorjock posted 04-29-2008 04:51 PM 2055 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mom asked me to make a wooden tissue box cover for her and here it is. Made out of sycamore with golden oak stain and three coats of poly. This was my first test run with my new Wood Smith box joint jig. Didn’t do too bad for first time.





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GaryK

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#1 posted 04-29-2008 04:53 PM

Looks great to me. Nice finish.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 04-29-2008 05:04 PM

nice joints and the figure in the wood is just fine.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Callum Kendall

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#3 posted 04-29-2008 05:18 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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Bill

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#4 posted 04-29-2008 05:22 PM

Nicely done. Now to make some more of them for Christmas presents. They are always popular.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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#5 posted 04-29-2008 05:37 PM

Nice job on the tissue box. How is the lid attached?

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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TomK

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#6 posted 04-29-2008 05:41 PM

Great idea.

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juniorjock

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#7 posted 04-29-2008 06:32 PM

Thanks guys. trifern, the lid is glued on. It was a fairly tight fit so I figured the glue would hold it….. As long as my Mom doesn’t pick it up and throw it at someone…..

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Scott Bryan

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#8 posted 04-29-2008 06:39 PM

This is a nice box. You did a good job with the box joinery.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#9 posted 04-29-2008 06:40 PM

Came out great!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Bradford

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#10 posted 04-30-2008 08:07 AM

You did a fantastic job!

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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mrtrim

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#11 posted 04-30-2008 12:02 PM

nice job j. j. . the box joints came out sweet !

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