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Project by BritBoxmaker posted 522 days ago 1937 views 4 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Like Cupcake but a hexagonal box.

Construction – EZ Mitre (modified), Shell

Dimensions – 120 mm across corners x 52 mm high on a 6 mm pedestal base

Materials – Luan, Yew (English), Pau Amarello, Wenge and Birch ply (dyed black)

Adhesives – PVA, CA

Finish – Sanded to 400 Grit and finished with Spray Satin Acrylic

All mitre joints made with 45° and 60° router bits. This time I decided to contrast the pattern with a black interior.
The pattern hexagons are 20 mm across corners by 4 mm thick, individually cut, on a 1.5mm Birch ply substrate.

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





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Sodabowski

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#1 posted 522 days ago

OMG Martyn, beehive gone wild!

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 522 days ago

Holy COW! Amazing work and design.

Simply beautiful.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 522 days ago

Martyn, you never stop amazing me. Your creativity and skill in box making is unbelievable. Congratulations on another fantastic piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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barkupatree

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#4 posted 522 days ago

Martyn, totally mesmerized by your work again. Great Job!!!

-- Life is Good Enough -- http://www.barkupatreewoodworks.com/

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michelletwo

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#5 posted 522 days ago

call this one jellybeans? Very delicious!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Jim Rowe

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#6 posted 522 days ago

Rather nice, again!
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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Kate

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#7 posted 522 days ago

My oh my.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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Jamie Speirs

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#8 posted 522 days ago

Martyn that is superb
I think it must have been a fun build
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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jap

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#9 posted 522 days ago

cool

-- Joel

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#10 posted 522 days ago

Awesome…

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

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Randy_ATX

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#11 posted 522 days ago

Top 3 in 3…2…1!

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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shipwright

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#12 posted 522 days ago

I’m with Thomas …. the bee hive gone all wrong.

When bees do drugs ….... or maybe What does that beekeeper put in his smoke pot???

Another sweet bit of geometry Martyn.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#13 posted 522 days ago

At treat for my eyes! It is really beautiful!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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SPalm

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#14 posted 522 days ago

You nailed this one.
The edges on the top hexes are spot on.
And I like how you rotated the grain of the three pieces – sweet.

You are ‘da man,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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degoose

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#15 posted 522 days ago

Darn you are getting good at this….

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

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