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Project by BobbyDee posted 03-06-2013 07:18 AM 3194 views 33 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi All, Been a while. Haven’t had a lot of shop time lately. This is something thats been on the bench for a while but, Im happy to say I’m finally satisfied with it. It started with a zebra wood / bubinga glue up and I decided to stray from dovetails and try some ney joints. The sides have single mortise and tennon joints while the front and back have a pair of m. & t. joints into each leg. The legs and handle accents are ebony. The handle and rear accent are the left over cut outs from the legs. The last piece of the glue-up became the lid with the addition of two slabs of lace. I have left the interior up to the customers discretion.

Thanks for your time.
Happy Woodworking!

Rob

-- Robert, Florida





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TomTinkerSum

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#1 posted 03-06-2013 07:48 AM

Great box Robert. I know it’s good to be back in the shop… :)

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic.... :)

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#2 posted 03-06-2013 08:52 AM

Awesome looking box. Beautiful design.

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

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Campzeke

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#3 posted 03-06-2013 12:43 PM

Absolutely beautiful! Your mama should be proud of you. Thanks for sharing.

-- Campzeke, Tampa, FL

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Tag84

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#4 posted 03-06-2013 01:18 PM

wow gorgeous box!

-- -Thomas -

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#5 posted 03-06-2013 01:48 PM

Very creative and a beautiful box. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 03-06-2013 02:30 PM

Great details and finish. Very creative.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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PDK

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#7 posted 03-06-2013 02:38 PM

Rob – truly outstanding!! If you don’t mind sharing, what finish did you use and how did you apply it?

-- - The day I stop learning is the day I stop living.

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Woodbridge

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#8 posted 03-06-2013 03:13 PM

that is a fantastic box. Great design, great combination of woods, great shaping, fabulous finish, and much much more.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#9 posted 03-06-2013 04:24 PM

WOW! Maybe I can make that? Not in my finest delusion! LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 03-06-2013 05:14 PM

Awesome! Love that top!!

-- Jesus was a carpenter

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#11 posted 03-06-2013 07:01 PM

That is beautiful! Awesome finish and the contours and joinery are very well executed.

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#12 posted 03-06-2013 07:48 PM

Great looking box Rob.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 03-06-2013 08:14 PM

Original box, splendid finish. CONGRATULATIONS.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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Surfside

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#14 posted 03-06-2013 10:32 PM

You just displayed a magnificent craftsmanship. It’s really quite amazing! Great work.

-- "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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#15 posted 03-06-2013 10:40 PM

thumbs way up! Inspiring me to use up the ZW and BB I’v got left!

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