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Project by Christian Holihan posted 10-09-2013 02:16 AM 1042 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Little box of scrap oak and cherry. Simple rabbet and glue joints. Salt and vinegar aged brass hinges. Light stain with oil finish.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-09-2013 02:34 AM

Simple but a great looking box. Nicely done.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 10-09-2013 03:34 AM

Great job, I really like the finish on it

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Boxguy

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#3 posted 10-09-2013 04:46 AM

Christian, nice straight forward project. You might consider splines on your next box. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#4 posted 10-09-2013 11:48 AM

Simple is a good way to start and build up from there….nicely done

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

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glen

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#5 posted 10-09-2013 01:43 PM

There’s something beautiful about a simple project – nicely done!

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#6 posted 10-09-2013 01:44 PM

Nice little box.

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#7 posted 10-09-2013 03:11 PM

Cool box! Very nicely done. I usually make boxes when I have nice scraps, especially when I get done with a time consuming project.

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 10-09-2013 03:58 PM

This box is very simple and practical and will have many uses. Nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Christian Holihan

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#9 posted 10-09-2013 04:18 PM

Thanks all for the comments. I look forward to getting better and posting more soon.

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Richard

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#10 posted 10-10-2013 07:51 PM

I have been told there is no such thing as a Simple Box , because they can be some of the most difficult things to make right.
And I would say you got this one Right.

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RogerBean

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#11 posted 10-11-2013 12:07 PM

Simple is good.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#12 posted 10-11-2013 12:16 PM

Very nicely done! +1 Roger B.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#13 posted 10-11-2013 01:49 PM

It looks good and well crafted. Like the simple design and the finish brings out the beauty of the woods used.

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