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Project by patron posted 10-29-2012 08:37 PM 1790 views 4 times favorited 51 comments Add to Favorites Watch

well as i had started posting some new box projects
these are more in that line
(seems like a production factory here)

these again are for some friends
that have given me help
and kindness along my life’s journey

the small ones are just that small
and are stretching my ability to work
in this scale (kudos to martyn who does this all the time)

in an attempt to learn new things and different processes
i have used each one as an opportunity to expand
my design and build abilities basically
‘to go where i have never been before’

while trying to spray a finish on the small ones
they almost blew of their stands
and gave me even more work to fix that
so i am using BLO and wax
not my preferred finish
but with many more in the works
i had to draw the line somewhere

my goal is to have all these gifts
out before the end of the world day

at which time i plan to read a good book
under my bed

the two small ones have a birdeye maple top
a gift from my bud jeff (jl7)
using it very sparingly to make it strech
as much as possible and small inlays
to enhance the wood
and not abuse it thank you jeff

well for today that’s about it
thank you all for your great comments to my first “gift post”: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/73330

prayers for all in sandy storm path

be safe and enjoy !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle





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BritBoxmaker

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#1 posted 10-29-2012 08:41 PM

Beautiful, David. The moon phase crescent and the last one (with your trade mark wave pattern) are very special.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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WoodenFrog

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#2 posted 10-29-2012 08:46 PM

Wow!! David Beautiful!!!! just down right Beautiful!!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 10-29-2012 08:46 PM

David, you’re just like another Timex!

You take a beating and Keep on Ticking!

Beautiful work!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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patron

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#4 posted 10-29-2012 08:48 PM

hi bud

great work on the dark side of the moon

you are in the text
(i fixed it but it won’t bold ?)

thank you
(i had it ‘bolded’)
but it didn’t even appear
and still won’t
just an asterik

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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majuvla

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#5 posted 10-29-2012 08:50 PM

My God, you are walking box factory. I enjoy looking your boxes and try to figure how you’ve done all those crazy details and patterns.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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patron

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#6 posted 10-29-2012 08:51 PM

o god joe

not more beatings
im sore from all the first ones

thank you robert
hope things a better with you

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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patron

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#7 posted 10-29-2012 08:53 PM

thanks ivan

that’s the same problem
i have with them too

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Bricofleur

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#8 posted 10-29-2012 08:53 PM

It’s always pleasant to the eye seeing your projects! Good work.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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patron

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#9 posted 10-29-2012 08:55 PM

hey serge
better get some popcorn
there is more to come

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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kevinw

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#10 posted 10-29-2012 08:56 PM

Very nice work. I like it. On the box with multiple woods in the sides, did you use a v cut and fold it up like Martin does to keep it all perfectly aligned?

-- Kevin, Blue Springs, MO

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SPalm

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#11 posted 10-29-2012 08:59 PM

More to come? Yikes – you a machine. I guess when you are in the mood, good things happen.

Very nice David. I really like them.
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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patron

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#12 posted 10-29-2012 09:00 PM

yes kevin

dado-ed the book matched sides/ends
(and glued in the banding)

and e-z mitered them
( if i had cut thru them
the saw kerf would have made the wavy lines mismatch
at the corners)

as you can see
two opposite corners ‘fold around’

and the two other ones ‘book match’ to each other

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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patron

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#13 posted 10-29-2012 09:02 PM

funny you bring that up steve
i have been down here
with kidney problems
for about 10 days
(getting better)

but the show must go on

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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BritBoxmaker

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#14 posted 10-29-2012 09:07 PM

Hold on, David, did you just say what I thought you said?
I must have missed this.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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patron

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#15 posted 10-29-2012 09:10 PM

about what martyn

thanks for the e-z miter lesson

read the text again

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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