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Project by blackcherry posted 01-22-2013 09:05 PM 1634 views 2 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here a small beveled box using Tiger Maple and Cocobolo with a Shellac finish, these small piece were just cluttering up the old work bench so I put them to good use. I recently sold my uni-saw planning to up grade to what I just don’t know yet so I used my Festool circular saw and panel glided to miter the 45 and my band saw to bevel the sides and lid. This little box came out as good if not better than my old routine on the table saw. I do miss the spline accent but I really like the clean look of the Tiger Maple sides…thanks for viewing…Blkcherry





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SPalm

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#1 posted 01-22-2013 09:19 PM

Nice BC. Very well done.
Heck, you are so good at this stuff that you could probably do it with a finger-nail file.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Surfside

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#2 posted 01-22-2013 09:36 PM

You are so good buddy! That is a very gorgeous piece! keep it up!

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-- "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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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 01-22-2013 09:48 PM

beautiful box. I like the subtle sculpting, very nice!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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jbschutz

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#4 posted 01-22-2013 10:39 PM

Hey, Al, Beautiful wood combo…..the maple and cocobolo play well together. The finish looks spectacular on this baby, and the sculpting shows it off.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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Lenny

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#5 posted 01-22-2013 11:00 PM

Very nice Wilson. That cocobolo has such a rich color to it. I miss the splines too but it’s still a beautiful box.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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degoose

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#6 posted 01-22-2013 11:08 PM

You is really getting darn good at this here box making thing…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 01-22-2013 11:17 PM

Spek -tack-you-lar
Awfull darn pretty ,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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jm82435

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#8 posted 01-22-2013 11:55 PM

Very nice box, well done. That cocobolo is particularly rich. I wish I had some of that “cluttering up” my work bench”.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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Roger

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#9 posted 01-23-2013 01:00 AM

Stunning and beautiful. A very nice wood combo as well.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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489tad

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#10 posted 01-23-2013 01:45 AM

Very nice. The finish looks like glass. You should have bought that beast you posted from craigslist.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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gfadvm

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#11 posted 01-23-2013 02:00 AM

Another beautiful box from your shop. That wood combo is just perfect together. You finish appears flawless. Is the shellac sprayed, brushed, or padded? Rubbed out after it cured? I need details!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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wooded

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#12 posted 01-23-2013 02:51 AM

Great work, BC…................;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

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Monte Pittman

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#13 posted 01-23-2013 03:07 AM

Nice job, love the wood

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

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Ken90712

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#14 posted 01-23-2013 03:58 AM

BC great job as always hope all is well buddy!

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

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#15 posted 01-23-2013 04:17 AM

I to would compliment you on the finish, an oft neglected stage that makes or break a piece of wood.

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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