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Mini Box - Brazilian Rosewood and Maple

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Project by jbschutz posted 10-17-2012 08:00 PM 889 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mini Box – Brazilian Rosewood and Maple. Every year, a good buddy gives me a small piece of wood for my birthday…....this one was 4×24 x 1/4 inch thick Brazilian Rosewood. Now, I don’t like to waste a nice stick, so I tried to see how economical I could be…..I used just a bit over one half of it, in combination with some nice curly maple….thanks Wilson.
The box is small, 5×3.5 inches, with hybrid half-lap corner joints, and the lid is hinged with hidden pins. The bottom is lined with black suede, and it is finished with satin poly.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 10-17-2012 08:17 PM

Beautiful wood and very nice box—overall great job.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Roger

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#2 posted 10-17-2012 08:46 PM

I really like the wood combos and design. Nicely done.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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will delaney

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#3 posted 10-17-2012 08:49 PM

Looks nice!

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Paulo in Texas

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#4 posted 10-17-2012 11:11 PM

Nice design and I specially like the hidden hinge.

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LittlePaw

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#5 posted 10-17-2012 11:13 PM

A very nicely designed and well made box, JB!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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blackcherry

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#6 posted 10-19-2012 02:05 AM

Hey JB I just knew you do this material proud, it look really sharp nice design…BC

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Sirgreggins

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#7 posted 02-26-2013 06:30 PM

i’m incredibly jealous you got to use brazialian rosewood. I’ve been dying to make a guitar with it for years. i just can’t afford to pay $1000K + for just the tonewood alone

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 02-26-2013 07:11 PM

That is a fine box. I love the wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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