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Project by stanley_clifton posted 289 days ago 1050 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are from a commission to make 10 small boxes as Christmas presents for a single extended family. Let’s hope they go down well.

-- Stanley generally struggling





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MShort

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#1 posted 289 days ago

Nice gift ideas.

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

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mariva57

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#2 posted 289 days ago

Boxes very beautiful, will be very pleased. Compliments

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 289 days ago

Great little boxes, they are all very nice and I am sure will be received very well…great job.

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

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stanley_clifton

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#4 posted 289 days ago

Thanks chaps!

-- Stanley generally struggling

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RogerBean

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#5 posted 289 days ago

I think you’re safe with the gifts. I like ‘em.
Roger

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

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patron

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#6 posted 289 days ago

looking good
all very nice

the only thing i would maybe ask about
is having some engraving done on brass plates
(like at a jewelry store)
with the recipients name
or the family motto on them

might run that by the client
they could be screwed on anywhere on the box
to give them all a connected feeling to each other

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Rick

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#7 posted 289 days ago

Very Nice Projects and Well Done! Thanks For Posting.

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Monte Pittman

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#8 posted 289 days ago

Great collection

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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robscastle

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#9 posted 288 days ago

Excellent work Stan.

What method did you use on the joints please?

-- Regards Robert

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stanley_clifton

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#10 posted 288 days ago

Robert;

The boxes are the band saw type with the cut faces planed up, glued and clamped. I had my doubts when i read about this technique, but there always seems to be just enough long grain to make it work. These may be crude, but they’re fast and people seem to love them. The dovetail is my favoured joint; I might even get them right at some point.

All the best.

-- Stanley generally struggling

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