Retro Box?

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Project by Richard Xuereb posted 09-29-2013 01:18 PM 1254 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I built a new jig to cut splines in my boxes. So I played around with different patterns. All of a sudden this box started to look like something retro so I let it take the shape and look it wanted. Curley maple and cherry were used with splines to match.

-- Richard S Xuereb

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#1 posted 09-29-2013 03:07 PM

Looks cool! Kind of has some Art Deco personality.

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#2 posted 09-29-2013 05:24 PM

I like the Cherry splines in the Maple. Nice contrast : )

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#3 posted 09-29-2013 06:12 PM

I really like it. Great job!

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#4 posted 09-29-2013 11:16 PM

Very nice box Richard, looks great. Would like to see some pics of the jig you made if you have any.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#5 posted 09-30-2013 03:26 PM

Very attractive box.

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#6 posted 09-30-2013 03:46 PM

Very nice. Thanks for sharing.

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#7 posted 10-01-2013 04:13 AM

Looks great to me!

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#8 posted 10-01-2013 06:53 PM

Cool box! Looks very well crafted, like the clean lines and the wood combo. Great job!

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#9 posted 10-02-2013 03:54 AM

Richard, the splines are well done. This simple variation gives the box a great look. Thanks for sharing this idea with us. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#10 posted 10-02-2013 10:56 AM

Thanks Boxguy, I have used your work to for inspiration from time to time. I will post some pictures of the jig for you Aussiedave, but it is really a takeoff of something I saw Blackie make. Mine is a little different because my scraps were different.

-- Richard S Xuereb

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#11 posted 10-03-2013 02:17 AM

Dude, yeah….that is awesome.

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#12 posted 10-03-2013 09:49 PM

I love it when the wood tell us what to do. Just buckle up, sit back and enjoy the ride!!

-- If no one will ever see it, all the more reason to make it right

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