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Project by Simpsonusa posted 04-04-2013 10:46 PM 1821 views 11 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is bird’s eye maple with purple heart, red and yellow veneer, and white oak. The ribbons are 1/16” thick and about ¾” wide. I have been practicing on similar style boxes getting ready to tackle this project. I am building two of the boxes at the same time because I had enough ribbon stock glued up to make two.Time to search for new inspiration.





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 04-04-2013 10:54 PM

That is impressive! I would love to see a blog on how you created the ribbons. Also, how did you build the oval box – was it created on a CNC or a band saw?

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Milton Toal

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#2 posted 04-04-2013 11:07 PM

Mind-blowing work and stunning classical beauty. I am in awe.

-- Milton Toal, Doncaster, Melbourne Australia.

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dee2

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#3 posted 04-04-2013 11:42 PM

Beautiful box, like the wood combo and especially the oval shape. Very nice!!

-- Dee2, OH Aromatherapy....fresh cut wood!!

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tpalm

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#4 posted 04-05-2013 12:42 AM

Great work, how did you go about making the ribbons?
That’s very impressive.

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Simpsonusa

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#5 posted 04-05-2013 01:32 AM

I used patterns from a book by Carole Rothman “Creative Wooden Boxes from the scroll saw” from Rockler. All the work was done with a scroll saw, drill press and oscillating sander.

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#6 posted 04-05-2013 04:03 AM

Gorgeous!

-- Logan www.NewmanSpecials.com

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#7 posted 04-05-2013 05:46 AM

That Box is absolutely awesome. Thank you so much for sharing it.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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Boxguy

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#8 posted 04-05-2013 06:15 AM

Simpson, nice job. I like your choice of woods. The oval body was an interesting choice. This is work to be proud of. Look here. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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TJ65

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#9 posted 04-05-2013 08:11 AM

Nice job, looks pretty !

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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#10 posted 04-05-2013 08:41 AM

Great job, I have always loved these style boxes.

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

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#11 posted 04-05-2013 10:21 PM

Wow

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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