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Project by gwolfe1977 posted 10-14-2013 07:55 PM 1066 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box out of Red Cedar. I used a round over bit to round all the outside corners of the box and the lid.
I decided to put feet on the corners rather than a molding all the way around. I used self mortising hinges and finished with 5 coats of Minwax satin pol

-- Gary,Nebraska





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Jim Earl

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#1 posted 10-14-2013 08:26 PM

Very, Very Nice. very good talent. keep making it and showing your products

-- Jim Earl http://www.myspace.com/earle5

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dean2336

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#2 posted 10-14-2013 08:38 PM

glad to see you are back at it. sure is some nice cedar.rounding over the edges really softens the look of the box.good work ,see you later.

-- dean2336,nebr.

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robscastle

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#3 posted 10-14-2013 09:03 PM

Hello Gary,
A very nicely constructed and finished box.
I liked your cutting board project of walnut I saw a few days ago with the band work in it.

No doubt a pleasant change from bashing metal into finished products.

-- Regards Robert

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 10-14-2013 11:41 PM

Looks very attractive, nicely done.

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

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hoss12992

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#5 posted 10-15-2013 01:20 AM

Great job buddy. Love the rounded edges and the feet.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 10-15-2013 01:43 AM

Great work, beautiful job.

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

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Mean_Dean

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#7 posted 10-15-2013 04:34 AM

Great looking jewelry box! I love the color of that cedar. And I bet it smells nice, too!

-- Dean

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aussiedave

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#8 posted 10-15-2013 05:26 AM

That is a beautiful box Gary…. the red cedar looks great and you did an excellent job on it…well done.

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

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GerardoArg1

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#9 posted 10-15-2013 03:31 PM

Nice job. Looks great. Good choise of grain.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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MontanaBob

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#10 posted 10-15-2013 04:49 PM

Very nice box…..I think I’d have went with the molding all the way around,,,,,or at least angled the 90 degree ends of the feet…. Just my thought….. Bob

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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Blackie_

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#11 posted 10-15-2013 06:18 PM

Nice Gary, the red cedar you picked bright and has great color.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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gwolfe1977

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#12 posted 10-15-2013 09:12 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments. I really appreciate them very much.
MontanaBob, I had the same thought after the fact. Thanks again!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Gary,Nebraska

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