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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 159 days ago 1015 views 1 time favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a box that was ordered by a customer at the last craft show. She wanted it out of spalted wood and to hold a 30 Cal bolt action pen. This one is made from spalted beech. I did not have any spring loaded hinges so I put in a brass pin and bushing so it “snaps” shut and the pen won’t fall out if tipped. The lettering was done by Mike at Awards Pro. It is 1”x 2 1/8” x 6 1/4” and finished with clear satin lacquer.

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Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!





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JanKrompan1

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#1 posted 159 days ago

Beautiful, no…..very beautiful box. I like the closing mechanism.

Thanks for sharing Jim.

Jan.

-- Jan, Free State Province, South Africa

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 159 days ago

Elegant home for any pen! Very 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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Bytesabit

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#3 posted 159 days ago

Very nice!

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Mikee

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#4 posted 159 days ago

Jim,

Nice Job! It looks like you made it out of one thick piece of spalted beech.

Mike

-- Mike

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BENTWOOD

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#5 posted 159 days ago

My pens are not worthy to rest in such a home. :) Very nice!

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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Dave Haynes

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#6 posted 159 days ago

I love spalted woods! And your box is a perfect example of why I do. Fantastic job.

-- Dave Haynes, Indiana, http://www.oldaveswoodshop.com

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wiswood2

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#7 posted 159 days ago

very nice Jim.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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MShort

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#8 posted 159 days ago

Gotta love that spalted woods. Nice pen case.

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

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majuvla

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#9 posted 159 days ago

Nice simple box

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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BusterB

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#10 posted 159 days ago

Dang Jim…thats a really nice box. Did you hand carve the insides or was it machined? Very nice job sir

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 159 days ago

Really nice work Jim

-- 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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CFrye

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#12 posted 159 days ago

Nice to have a customer that knows what she wants. Looks like you delivered beautifully Jim. Well done(as usual) sir! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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tefinn

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#13 posted 159 days ago

Really great looking box. Love that wood grain. Tell us more about that pin latch you made.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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luv2learn

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#14 posted 159 days ago

Well done Jim.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 159 days ago

Very nice, Jim. You did a fine job on it.

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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