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Project by jaykaypur posted 05-05-2013 05:58 PM 1486 views 7 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was made from a piece that had been laying around for awhile. Love the grain in it and the “box” itself came together fine but the lid took me 3 tries to get it just right. The 1st one the planer chewed up, the 2nd one I screwed up and the 3rd one is what it is….......done! LOL

The box measures 12L x 6W x 3H and is finished with danish oil. The dividers were an after thought. They turned out okay and can be easily removed. All in all, I am pleased with how it turned out. May still add a lift and/or clasp to it but then again, I will probably just LEAVE IT ALONE!!

Thanks for the looks and comments.

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





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 05-05-2013 06:23 PM

Great piece of walnut. Beautiful work.

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

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#2 posted 05-05-2013 07:22 PM

I agree on the grain. It is fantastic!!

Love the hinges, too!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 05-05-2013 07:51 PM

This looks great! The grain and the entire layout make this a really nice looking piece. Awesome job on it! Nice photo shoot too.

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#4 posted 05-05-2013 08:53 PM

Very nice. Great hinge idea. Love that grain pattern.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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bowtie

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#5 posted 05-05-2013 09:06 PM

Beautiful box, Beautiful grain, I like those hinges

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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#6 posted 05-05-2013 10:12 PM

Am I looking at the end grain of the Black Walnut, because it is just fabulous. You created a wonderful box.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#7 posted 05-05-2013 11:25 PM

BINGO!! Thats a beauty!!

Well Done Jay!

-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.

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#8 posted 05-06-2013 12:03 AM

Wow! Trees have such unforseen beauty hiding in it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#9 posted 05-06-2013 12:49 AM

Very nice! I love the grain on that walnut. Your hinges are right up my alley!

Are the hinges doweled to the lid?

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

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#10 posted 05-06-2013 01:18 AM

Very nice arrangement of the grain, and I love the thin stock. I often think people use stock for boxes that is way too thick. How strong does a small box have to be. I think the thin stock is much more elegant.

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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#11 posted 05-06-2013 01:41 AM

looks awesome!

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#12 posted 05-06-2013 03:02 AM

Very attractive box, don’t leave it outside.

-- Tom D

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#13 posted 05-06-2013 03:35 AM

I am green with envy Jay .
Looking at that beautiful walnut my mouth is just watering .
Gorgeous box you made !!!!!!!!!!!

-- Kiefer 松

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#14 posted 05-06-2013 07:50 PM

Nice job on some beautiful wood.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#15 posted 05-07-2013 12:46 AM

WOW
Love the grain
another fine job from the Bergton center

-- KOOG plan today...survive tommorow

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