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Project by Tag84 posted 09-29-2013 12:32 PM 2766 views 7 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone,

I decided to make another box about 2 weeks ago.
And thought about making something similair as my ’’segemented’’ box.
I have a crate of leftovers from all the 3d cutting boards and they make great box pieces :)
I named this one ’’Inca’’ because a few friends of me associated the shapes with the inca’s architecture.
Woods are walnut,maple,cherry,oak and some hardwood pieces.
Measurements are;
18.1’‘x10.6’‘x4.9’‘
Tungoil finish.

Some extra pictures;

Thanks for watching!

-- -Thomas -





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#1 posted 09-29-2013 12:55 PM

I love the design! Very original.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 09-29-2013 12:58 PM

WOW THIS IS AWESOME!!!!!! Great job man this is a cool box :D

-- No tree was harmed in the making of this project...... wait a minute, yes there was, uh oh

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#3 posted 09-29-2013 01:01 PM

Cool design ,I like the style .

-- Kiefer 松

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#4 posted 09-29-2013 01:39 PM

Well, blow me down! That reminds me of one of those ‘relics’ that Indiana Jones might find where you have to slide the pieces certain ways to unlock the secret of the box. Very cool!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#5 posted 09-29-2013 02:03 PM

A totally cool and unique box ,great job.

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#6 posted 09-29-2013 02:14 PM

Great idea!
Very unique and cool.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#7 posted 09-29-2013 02:18 PM

Thomas,

I think you hit a homer here! Your previous work has led you to this masterwork.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#8 posted 09-29-2013 02:40 PM

Definitely different and looks great. A new way to clean out the scrapbox and make a wonderful project.
Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#9 posted 09-29-2013 03:29 PM

That is such a cool original. I don’t know how you can invision all those intricate shapes using so many angles. It’s genius and very pleasing to the eye.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#10 posted 09-29-2013 03:36 PM

Wow, that’s an eye-stopper. Wonderful design, with a very pretty combination of woods.

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#11 posted 09-29-2013 03:38 PM

Wow, well done Thomas!

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#12 posted 09-29-2013 03:38 PM

So. Much. Geometry. Wow, that’s a really unique piece. Never seen anything quite like it. The aesthetic direction it reminds me of is the Dwarf architecture in the LOTR films.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#13 posted 09-29-2013 03:41 PM

Incredible. My first thought: Inca,s city.
Well done

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#14 posted 09-29-2013 05:07 PM

I’m impressed!

-- Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.

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#15 posted 09-29-2013 05:38 PM

It’s quite a piece and very unusual. It will be an eye catcher.

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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