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Project by Simpsonusa posted 398 days ago 1003 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built a large pivot lid box with my scroll saw. Then I was looking at the center of the large box and decided to use it to make a smaller version with a bow out of it. The box is made with a cherry center with rosewood, maple and walnut layers. Someone suggested using magnets for the closure. Thanks for the great idea. I used two 1/8ā€¯magnets and they work great.





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ShaneA

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#1 posted 398 days ago

Looks great. The finish is nice too.

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 398 days ago

They look great – the finish is really nice an the bow adds a lot to the box. You have done well!

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

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blackcherry

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#3 posted 398 days ago

yes nice looking boxes, nice finish as well…BC

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 398 days ago

Supper nice little box! Great finish and the bow works well! Great job!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Boxguy

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#5 posted 398 days ago

Nice work. If you put the magnets opposing and on the far side from your hinge, you won’t need the stop slice. The magnets will hold the lid in perfect alignment.

-- Big Al in IN

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Boxguy

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#6 posted 398 days ago

Nice work. Just a suggestion…if you put the magnets opposing, and on the far side from your hinge, you won’t need the stop slice. The magnets will hold the lid in perfect alignment. More at this site.

What did you use for the pivot?

Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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majuvla

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#7 posted 397 days ago

Awsome boxeas.Nice layrs of wood,beautiful knot on top.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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aussiedave

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#8 posted 397 days ago

Lovely little boxes and the bow is great….well done.

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

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 397 days ago

Nice work, Simpson. They look great.

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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Don Kriner

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#10 posted 397 days ago

I like it! Great job!

-- Don Kriner

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Fishinbo

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#11 posted 395 days ago

Gorgeous boxes! Great shapes and wood colors, the finish is just amazing. The bow makes a great accent. Great job!

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GaPeachWoodworker

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#13 posted 360 days ago

These are beautiful and quite a showpiece. Nice craftsmanship too!

-- Just because you can, doesn't mean you should. However, when you can, you should with wood!

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