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once again MORE BOXES

the first was made for an anniversary present

who can guess what year ?

these are 5 1/2” W x 8” L x 4 3/4” T
they are all a bit larger that the first recent two post

#1 here

and #2 here

i would like to thank you all
for your kind comments to these builds
and due to the responses to them
am working in newer venues now

as usual my work takes me to unknown places
with different and challenging teachings

if i followed the same known ways
i might as well have them made for me in china
and just lay on the couch
and wait for wal-mart to carry the line

hope you enjoy these
and hopefully get some help
in your own work thru them

as always
be safe
and take care

thank you for looking

-- 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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DaddyZ

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#1 posted 535 days ago

Very Nice looking boxes as usual !!!!

How about a (5) finger discount on the anniversary.

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 535 days ago

Super COOL boxes!!

Hinges on Box #1… End treatment for using short lengths of rod for the hinge?

-- 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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littlecope

2785 posts in 2005 days


#3 posted 535 days ago

Nice Work David…
I count 9 (or 10) different woods in the heart, so I’m guessing 9… or 10…
but Wood is the Traditional Gift for the 5th…???

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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patron

12850 posts in 1844 days


#4 posted 535 days ago

done joe
thank you both

she loves me
she loves me not
dis count is right
dis count is wrong
how many pedals
on a flower ?

-- 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

12850 posts in 1844 days


#5 posted 535 days ago

i used an old woodworker count michael
(since i am an old woodworker
i think that counts
doesn’t it)

bzzzzzz (er) WRONG

-- 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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branch

904 posts in 1657 days


#6 posted 535 days ago

hi very nice boxes love the inlay

branch

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littlecope

2785 posts in 2005 days


#7 posted 535 days ago

Rats… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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patron

12850 posts in 1844 days


#8 posted 535 days ago

thank you branch

coming from you
with your incredible segmented works
it is a great compliment

-- 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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#9 posted 535 days ago

michael

don’t count the rats

count the boards

-- 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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grizzman

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#10 posted 535 days ago

very nice david, always good to see what you will do with your boxes…i dont think ive seen a dull box in years, they all seem to be somewhat of a treasure, yours are mighty nice…glad to see you used the patron hinges, boy that guy is famous…stay warm…winter is coming, might be a real winter, who knows…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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patron

12850 posts in 1844 days


#11 posted 535 days ago

as is the grizzman

had fires off and on
mornings somewhat chilly

you stay warm too
our health demands it

-- 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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MarkTheFiddler

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#12 posted 535 days ago

I am running out of words that are grand enough to describe what I think about your work. Once again, I am just in awe of your skill and artistry.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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patron

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#13 posted 535 days ago

thanks mark

some of the little ones work just fine too
just like in music

what i like most is that thru sharing
we all get better and better

i see it in so many works here
yours included

-- 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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ellen35

2547 posts in 1935 days


#14 posted 535 days ago

Well done, Patron… just beautiful.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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patron

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#15 posted 535 days ago

ah ellen
acute as ever

thank 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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