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Project by cancharanay posted 08-26-2013 08:28 AM 1155 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I started woodworking I decided to number my attempts. This is number 21, lead made with Curupay (end grain) and Cancharana. When I looked for woods here in Argentina, I was very interested in colours for work whith different combinations. I knew very little about wood and took me some month to find a red one. When I found Cancharana I was very happy! The other wood in this box is eucaliptus grandis

-- Cancharanay, Exaltación de la Cruz, Argentina





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aussiedave

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#1 posted 08-26-2013 10:48 AM

A nice little box and a great way to build skills…nice job
Welcome to Lumberjocks, lots of very nice friendly people here and also lots of very talented people. A great community to watch and learn and always willing to help with good advice. Enjoy…

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

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deon

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#2 posted 08-26-2013 11:30 AM

I have never seen the tumbling block pattern used like this before. It is quite efective

-- Dreaming patterns

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MShort

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#3 posted 08-26-2013 12:49 PM

Nice project. I like quilt box patterns. There are so many designs that you can do with them. Nice contrasting woods for this project.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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majuvla

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#4 posted 08-26-2013 09:14 PM

It’s a beautifull box with awsome colours. Sure, lot to learn from learning box.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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CFrye

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#5 posted 08-26-2013 10:27 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks Cancharanay! Well done on #21! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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littlecope

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#6 posted 08-27-2013 12:05 AM

Fine Work my Friend, Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#7 posted 08-27-2013 01:06 AM

Very nice box, good color and design. Red colored wood is rare.

-- Tom D

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Boxguy

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#8 posted 08-27-2013 05:15 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. Nicely made box. Cancharana is a beautiful wood to work. I had good luck with this design. It features a pivot and magnets. Notice the splines on the corners. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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cancharanay

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#9 posted 08-27-2013 09:26 PM

thanks to all!

-- Cancharanay, Exaltación de la Cruz, Argentina

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 08-29-2013 04:54 PM

Beautiful box, an eye catcher. The top is attractive with those colors and pattern. Great job!

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