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Project by Cozmo35 posted 414 days ago 885 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a box my boss commissioned for his daughter who just graduated high school and is goint to the University of Arkansas. It is walnut and oak. The lid is done as a double bevel inlay. The box is cut from a solid block of aok so it has what other people refer to as “no joints”. I call them perfect joints. :-)

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX





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BigJerryWayne

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#1 posted 414 days ago

WOO PIG SOOIE!!!! Great looking box.

-- An oak tree is just a nut that stood it's ground.

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Woodenwizard

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#2 posted 414 days ago

Great Job

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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shipwright

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#3 posted 414 days ago

Very nicely done Cozmo.
Good job on the inlay, just like really thick marquetry.

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

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aussiedave

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#4 posted 414 days ago

Very Nice box Cozmo…...great job on the inlay

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 414 days ago

Cosmo, you did a fine job on this box. I’m sure that both your boss and his daughter were thrilled with it.

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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KnotCurser

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#6 posted 414 days ago

Nice work on that inlay Cozmo!

Damn good joinery on the box as well – I can’t see a single seam on the corners! ;-)

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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wiswood2

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#7 posted 414 days ago

very nice job.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Gene Howe

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#8 posted 414 days ago

That’s a sweet inlay job! Very nice!
I think you should have splined the box corners, though.

-- 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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BritBoxmaker

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#9 posted 414 days ago

Good box, Mike. Love the inlay.

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

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scrollsaw

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#10 posted 413 days ago

Very nice.

-- Todd

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gfadvm

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#11 posted 413 days ago

Very nice! The razorback inlay is perfect

I have no idea how you cut all of that fine detail.

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

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Maveric777

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#12 posted 413 days ago

Awesome work Mike! Of course Texas Longhorns would of looked much better… But besides that… Awesome!!!!...lol

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Scootles

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#13 posted 407 days ago

That inlay is flawless. I’m very new to woodworking and I’d love to know how to do an inlay of that quality. I’m currently planning a box for my girlfriends hair cutting tools and I’d love to inlay it with her name, but I have no idea where to start. I just know i want the inlay to be an elegant font and not a simple blocky PoS. Can anyone help?

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Cozmo35

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#14 posted 406 days ago

Scootles, I will PM the instruction to your inbox.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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robscastle

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#15 posted 343 days ago

Nice work, so where are all the teeth or ear trophies?

-- Regards Robert

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