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Simple box I did this weekend just to keep busy! It’s 8” x 4-1/2 ” and 4-1/2 tall. The box is of cherry and the splines are walnut, the finish is shellac and wax.
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#1 posted 03-26-2007 03:49 AM
That is a real nice chunk of cherry! Good work!
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#2 posted 03-26-2007 03:49 AM
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#3 posted 03-26-2007 03:55 AM
Very nice, that’s some pretty cherry. Boxes are my favorite projects, if I can ever get done with this Kitchen remodel I hope to get back to some box making!
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#4 posted 03-26-2007 05:29 AM
a very nice piece of cherry! (and a nice box too ;)
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#5 posted 03-26-2007 06:02 AM
i like the grain patterns on the cherry! great job!
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#6 posted 03-26-2007 03:39 PM
Beautiful! I like the splines. You gave me an idea for a technique I haven’t tried yet.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
#7 posted 03-27-2007 02:02 AM
Thanks, I appreciate the comments. I got several more boards of that cherry laying around, I’ll have to see what else I can do with it!
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#8 posted 03-27-2007 02:31 AM
Great box Don. Beautiful wood. Thanks for sharing.
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#9 posted 03-27-2007 04:53 AM
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#10 posted 03-27-2007 05:00 AM
Really nice, I have to agree with a combination of the comments by Louis and Charlie. I really like how the splines compliment the darker grain patterns in the wood. It looks really great!!
-- Straight grains & sharp blades
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