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Project by sedcokid posted 12-10-2012 01:27 PM 1092 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a large box 8 1/2” x 15 1/2” x 4” made of Red Oak and Cherry, the interior is lined with red velvet. I used the finish guide lines from the ‘Box Guy Al’. This was the first time I used the pin type of hinge and I must say it is a easy hinge to install. This was a fun project…...............But then again aren’t they all!!

All comments are appreciated and Thanks for looking!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,





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SPalm

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#1 posted 12-10-2012 01:38 PM

Nice job, Chuck.
And wow, that is a big box.

Well done,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 12-10-2012 01:50 PM

That is a gorgeous box, Chuck. You did a super job on it. Nice clean lines and sweet hidden hinge!!.......Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Gene Howe

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#3 posted 12-10-2012 02:00 PM

Beautiful. Like Jim, I really like the clean lines.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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bugz

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#4 posted 12-10-2012 02:11 PM

Very nice, I like the way you used the wood to show off the grain on the top and front.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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jumbojack

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#5 posted 12-10-2012 02:14 PM

Great box Chuck! The lid is cool, the hinge job excellent. I am always trying new hinge ideas and am never 100% satisfied but yours turned out. Did you sculpt the box on the table saw or have you dreamed up something else?

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 12-10-2012 02:24 PM

Very nicely done. Really like your liner. Neat, well executed construction.

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

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HorizontalMike

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#7 posted 12-10-2012 03:13 PM

Wow! That raised panel as lid really sets this piece off! Very nice, and very interesting lines/angles.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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lew

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#8 posted 12-10-2012 04:49 PM

SWEET!

I really like the finger relief at latch!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 12-10-2012 05:33 PM

Very clean beautiful build

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

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blackcherry

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#10 posted 12-10-2012 11:12 PM

Beautiful piece thanks for sharing…BC

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Bob Collins

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#11 posted 12-11-2012 12:12 AM

Grerat looking box Chuck, like the wood. Agree all projects should be fun.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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sedcokid

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#12 posted 12-11-2012 01:19 AM

Thanks all for your kind comments, I sure appreciate them.

JumboJack, the table saw blade was tipped to 11 degrees and you see the results. This was a fun project!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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peteg

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#13 posted 12-11-2012 06:24 AM

That is one classy looking box Chuck, just has that clean simple hard to achieve look we all try to get to,
Well done friend
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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bibb

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#14 posted 12-11-2012 03:24 PM

Showing off the edge grain and face grain on the lid is a cool touch.
Nice job

-- you may only live once, but if you do it right that's all you need katanadesign.com

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meaded

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#15 posted 12-12-2012 09:44 PM

Good job classy box, is it to be gifted.

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