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Project by AJS posted 552 days ago 1411 views 11 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Knitting box I made for my girlfriend. Special thanks to Steve Ramsey for his video on Woodworking for Mere Mortals! He was right when he said give it a lot of thought and it’ll all come together in the end. Lesson learned on this project was take my time and don’t rush!

http://www.woodworkingformeremortals.com

-- AJS





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airfieldman

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#1 posted 552 days ago

I like this a lot. And my wife would LOVE this a lot. I think I have found my next gift for her birthday…thank goodness, as it is only 45 days away…

-- Measure with a micrometer, mark with a crayon, cut it with a chainsaw.

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 552 days ago

Very nice & practical it could have many uses
even as a drawer. Can I order some? :)

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 552 days ago

Welcome to Ljs AJs
You did a great job on this knitting box it looks super.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Surfside

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#4 posted 552 days ago

That’s a fine attempt!

www.bandsawblog.com

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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iamcliff

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#5 posted 552 days ago

I think you did a great job. This looks just like Steve’s from what I remember. Nice work.

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 552 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s

Good job. My wife would like it as well.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 552 days ago

Nice work and very cool. I love the drawer and hoe the box end come out with it. Great job.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 552 days ago

Awesome knitting box! Like the wood especially the cute drawer.

—www.sawblade.com

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Boxguy

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#9 posted 552 days ago

AJS, welcome to Lumberland. I think you have done just the right thing here. You have designed your box from the inside out instead of the outside in. I too try to make my boxes purpose-driven. That is to say they are designed to do some task or organize some part of our lives. Your knitting box does that precisely. I am a little curious about what goes in the drawer, and why you chose to put it on the corner instead of in the middle of your box. If you are looking for some box building tips, may I humbly offer this site. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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workerinwood

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#10 posted 551 days ago

Very nice, great job!! Thanks for posting and welcome to LJ’s.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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orck

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#11 posted 68 days ago

Great, I like the drawer with the finger joint on one side. I haven’t see that before.

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