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Project by MBD posted 428 days ago 877 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s box #2, this one was made for dad for father’s day. Walnut and maple with Bird’seye Maple lid. Finish on this one is 4 coat of Minwax Tung oil Finish with 0000 steel wool sanding between each coat. I think the next few I am going to try the Deft rattle can laquer.

-- Matt, Mississippi





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indgreg

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#1 posted 428 days ago

that is sharp

-- greg indiana

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 428 days ago

You’re doing great on these.

-- 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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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 428 days ago

Looks good…Whoever invented the angle grinder never imagined what it would be used for.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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aussiedave

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#4 posted 428 days ago

Another beautiful box…well done.

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

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Gary

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#5 posted 428 days ago

You did a great job on both of these boxes. Not to offend you, you might want to consider adding a chain for the lid, or stop hinges just to keep from having problems with the hinge over extending in the future. It would be terrible to see such nice work to need repairs

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 428 days ago

That’s a really nice box. Good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Boxguy

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#7 posted 427 days ago

Nice work. I like the lift-out tray idea. The chain idea has merit, especially with sides this thick and heavy.

Be sure you have a well vented space for the rattle can. Cans have stuff that is not good for you in them. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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MBD

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#8 posted 427 days ago

Thanks everyone for looking and commenting!
Gary: No offense taken, I saw some hinges either in Rockler or Lee Valley that I plan on using the next few.

Greg: You’re right, I don’t know if the angle grinder was ever intended on what we use it for.

Boxguy: I will have every fan running to pull out all of the fumes when I go for the rattle can.

-- Matt, Mississippi

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 425 days ago

It’s gorgeous, like the contrasting woods used. Great design, joinery and awesome finish. Well done!

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