first box for granddaughter

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Project by Joe Weaver posted 05-30-2013 05:41 PM 1032 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first box, My granddaughter wanted a catch all box so this is what I came up with.

-- Joe, Ga

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#1 posted 05-30-2013 06:38 PM

I am sure she will love it. Great Job

-- With more power you can make toothpicks faster

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 05-30-2013 06:57 PM

Sweet box, Joe. I love the hinge, too!! Very nice….................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 05-30-2013 07:33 PM

Very purdy…

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

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#4 posted 05-30-2013 08:38 PM

very nice Joe, I’m sure she will love it.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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#5 posted 05-31-2013 12:37 AM

Excellent! Joe,
Very nice contrasting colors.
She will Cherish it!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#6 posted 05-31-2013 01:39 AM

Nice box. Love the sycamore and not sure what the other wood is. Jatoba?

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

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#7 posted 05-31-2013 08:21 PM

Great looking box!! What is the finish…please.

-- Take care.....Ed

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Joe Weaver

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#8 posted 05-31-2013 08:41 PM

The box is made from ambrosia maple and purple heart.

The finish is sprayed high gloss poly

-- Joe, Ga

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#9 posted 06-01-2013 05:11 PM

Joe, I like this design. It is a nice present. It helps readers when you tell them the dimensions and woods used. It is difficult to know sizes from just the photo.

-- Big Al in IN

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#10 posted 06-01-2013 06:26 PM

To be honest I can’t remember how big the box is. Made it about a year ago and just got around to post it.

-- Joe, Ga

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