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Project by Tag84 posted 12-23-2012 04:38 PM 3321 views 13 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey everyone,

This box took me a few weeks to build. I had the idea to do something with a carried or suspended/elevated box.
I got some cherry from Andrius and wanted to use that.
This one occured by accident for alot of parts, I cut some things shorter then i wanted, but somehow end up with something i’m still happy with.
It’s build from different scrap hardwoods,walnut,cherry,and oak.
I used a dremel, tablesaw chisels for the details.
Finished with tung oil and sanded with 400 grid.
It doesn’t show on the pics but the lid’s sink in.
I really enjoy building these boxes, and lumberjocks is a great source for inspiration and motivation to keep building boxes :)

Here are some more pics and construction pics, Thanks for watching!

construction;

-- -Thomas -





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Mosquito

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#1 posted 12-23-2012 04:42 PM

That is funky! I really like it. Nice work :-)

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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abie

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#2 posted 12-23-2012 04:43 PM

Wow I Love it
Wish for more construction details.
Perhaps you have started a movement ala ” Andy”

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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Tag84

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#3 posted 12-23-2012 04:53 PM

Thanks guys :) abie i dont have any more pictures, i could explain if there’s anything you want to know.
I have the tendancy to take pics in a late building state :)

-- -Thomas -

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#4 posted 12-23-2012 05:14 PM

Most excellent Thomas.

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#5 posted 12-23-2012 05:17 PM

Impression: Well executed, and crafted. Reminds me of a puzzel? It has craftsman build feel? Nice integration of wood tones. Have not seen this before.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 12-23-2012 05:19 PM

Very nice & very unique. I cannot remember seeing a box with so many different pieces used in its construction.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#7 posted 12-23-2012 05:36 PM

That is so cool. You have a great mind to come up with these original designs. It looks beautiful with the contrasting species. It makes me think of a Transformer (the movie).

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#8 posted 12-23-2012 05:37 PM

Wow that’s really thinking out side the normal box,super work photos too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 12-23-2012 06:12 PM

Very interesting architecture. It’s kinda random, but I’m reminded of the map chamber in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Kinda has lines like an ancient Egyptian temple.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#10 posted 12-23-2012 06:52 PM

I’d be willing to bet that no-one ever copies that box. I counted fifty four pieces and lost track … (really I just can’t count any higher than that) A very intricate piece of work. ... And this was a weekend project??

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#11 posted 12-23-2012 07:41 PM

Very unique, nicely detailed. Well done.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#12 posted 12-23-2012 08:43 PM

That’s got to be the most complicated box I’ve ever seen. Very cool.

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

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Tag84

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#13 posted 12-23-2012 08:45 PM

Thanks so much for the nice comments everyone, and have a great christmas. Grumpy, it was a 2-3 weeks job. No idea how long maybe 50-60 hours.

-- -Thomas -

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#14 posted 12-24-2012 12:41 AM

im not sure i get it but i like it

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#15 posted 12-24-2012 01:17 AM

Nice design – great pictures too! I like the close ups.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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