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Project by Bill posted 03-22-2013 06:57 PM 1667 views 7 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is made with curly ambrosia maple and cherry burl. The pull was made by a friend of mine, but I can’t for the life of me remember what its called. Sadly I can’t blame it on getting old, I have always had that problem.

I use a “holey galahad” grinding disk to shape the lid

Box size is 4×4x5ish

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 03-22-2013 07:24 PM

Your mind must be constantly working overtime to come up with such beautifully unique designs. Well done!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Roger Gaborski

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#2 posted 03-22-2013 07:43 PM

Very nicely done.
What kind of finish did you use?
Is the pull attached with epoxy?
Roger

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.rogergaborski.com

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jap

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#3 posted 03-22-2013 08:09 PM

that’s a beautiful box with an amazing lid

-- Joel

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#4 posted 03-22-2013 08:49 PM

I love that lid.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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woodify

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#5 posted 03-22-2013 10:27 PM

Love the maple. Nice box

-- Woodify ~~ https://www.youtube.com/woodified

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#6 posted 03-23-2013 12:04 AM

Another awesome piece. The only thing I would change is to make the pull point straight up.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#7 posted 03-23-2013 12:11 AM

beautiful box

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 03-23-2013 01:19 AM

Another great box with more of your AMAZING woods.

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

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Boxguy

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#9 posted 03-23-2013 01:22 AM

Bill, this is lovely stuff. I don’t know where you find it, but you really come up with some magnificent local woods. Nice work.

-- Big Al in IN

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#10 posted 03-23-2013 01:33 AM

Totally unique,well done.

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Bill

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#11 posted 03-23-2013 01:42 AM

Thanks for all the great comments.

Big Al, if you are ever in NE indiana, I’ll take you to wible lumber and show you the best place to buy lumber in indiana.

http://www.wiblesupickhardwoods.com/tour/

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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#12 posted 03-23-2013 11:54 AM

Very impressive my friend VERY impressive !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#13 posted 03-23-2013 03:52 PM

Beautifully done!

-- Dana, Tallahassee, FL

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#14 posted 03-23-2013 05:04 PM

Bold and beautiful

-- Ron in Kokomo

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wooded

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#15 posted 03-23-2013 05:52 PM

Sure like it…..........And about the memory thing…....just forget about it!.........;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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