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Project by kevinw posted 11-02-2012 12:53 PM 1302 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I don’t post as often as I should. Here is some recent work. Been experimenting with bookmarks and earrings in addition to the necklaces and boxes I have been making for quite some time.

Bookmarks are glued up in blocks and thin strip ripped either on the bandsaw or tablesaw with a thin strip jig. Earrings are make in larger blocks also and then resawn on bandsaw with a stop block to keep thickness consistent. Post on earring glued on back with super glue before finish so it penetrates wood more.

-- Kevin, Blue Springs, MO

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#1 posted 11-02-2012 01:24 PM

Really nice work. I really like the end grain look in lid in picture 5.

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

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#2 posted 11-02-2012 03:58 PM

Very nice…love the detail

-- "The more we think we know about, the greater the unknown." Neil Peart

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#3 posted 11-03-2012 12:01 AM

These are great, thanks for sharing. WOuld you mind giving rough dimensions for pic #6?

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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#4 posted 11-03-2012 12:14 AM

Kevin, nice to see the posts! I would love to see a shot of the inside of your boxes so I could tell more about how they are made. They sure are pretty! Thanks for sharing. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#5 posted 11-03-2012 01:04 PM

Beautiful work!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 11-05-2012 01:24 PM

Vakman, rough dimensions in pix 6 is 1 1/4” x 5/8” by about 1/8” thick. Boxguy, I don’t have any shots yet of the inside, but they are simple 45 miters. Thanks all!

-- Kevin, Blue Springs, MO

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