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Project by BertFlores58 posted 470 days ago 1279 views 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A simple way of keeping those coasters inside a box. The first question was will the hexagon shaped coaster will fit with ease inside a square box. To my surprise it did and it has given me an advantage in picking up those that are inside. The space in the corners will allow your finger to get in and pick up the coasters.

Another EZ miter box (Martyn the Britboxmaker) made from

Cover … Narra and a cross 4 stripes arrangement.
Inside side… Kamagong (ebony) .... 1/8 thick (good lumber to be that strong)
Base – Narra
5 Stripes – varied but one of them is ebony.
Coasters—Left over from my tumbling block projects.

Size: 4-1/2×4-1/2×3-3/4 inches. Small and a bit to tight to work at.

I hope this will just remind you of a beer in cans that goes with it. Enjoy the weekend with a good coffee and you just imagine these coasters to be joining you. There are seven… just enough..

Have a nice day. Thanks for viewing.

-- Bert





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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 470 days ago

Very clever stuff Bert

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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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 470 days ago

Wow, Bert! Those are really beautiful! What a great use of pieces. I wouldn’t want to put anything on them though! :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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grizzman

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#3 posted 470 days ago

really beautiful set of coasters and in a very cool box..i would like to do something like this for this coming christmas..thanks for sharing this bert…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 470 days ago

Super cool work Bert,love the designs .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Michael Wilson

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#5 posted 470 days ago

Those are nice. I’d want to put coasters on the coasters to not ruin the coasters.

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AngieO

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#6 posted 470 days ago

Those are really nice!

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ScaleShipWright

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#7 posted 470 days ago

Very nice container and content

-- God exists... But relax, He's not you!

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BritBoxmaker

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#8 posted 469 days ago

Looking really good, Bert.

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

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BertFlores58

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#9 posted 469 days ago

Thanks to all.

Grizz, nice idea too. A gift box .

-- Bert

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 469 days ago

Great work. Great use of colors.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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nonickswood

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#11 posted 469 days ago

Very Nice! Great Colors!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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LittlePaw

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#12 posted 469 days ago

I love the color contrast in our coasters; really brought out the 3D effect. Well done, Bert.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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deon

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#13 posted 469 days ago

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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BertFlores58

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#14 posted 469 days ago

Thanks again. I have below the next in line….
An organized RANDOM design. .... Shall we say…. TRAPEZOID AND RECTANGLES..

At present it looks like a mousepad.

I have a plan for a box….

Any suggestion will do…

-- Bert

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Fishinbo

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#15 posted 467 days ago

Like the gorgeous coasters and box! The patterns and colors are beautiful and attractive. Excellent work!

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