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Last box tops for 2013

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Project by poospleasures posted 12-20-2013 12:19 AM 1507 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a few of the boxes made this year. The boxes with small legs are just that, medium sized jewelry boxes. The others are boxes with secrets (see my earlier projects postings to see how they work). The box with the blue lid medallion depicts the Alaskan flag ( made for a friend in Fairbanks). Questions welcome and comments please. Thanks for looking and a great big Merry Christmas to all.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon





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#1 posted 12-20-2013 01:14 AM

Great looking boxes, and Merry Christmas to you and all LJs.

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

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#2 posted 12-20-2013 01:26 AM

These are very fine boxes ,most excellent work.

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#3 posted 12-20-2013 01:45 AM

Sweet boxes, Vernon!!!!!!!!!!!!!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 12-20-2013 01:48 AM

Is that spalted maple? I have some spalted maple from a tree I cut down in my front yard that looks just like that.

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#5 posted 12-20-2013 03:34 AM

You did well with these boxes. I noticed a centered point on some of them. Very interesting. Great work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#6 posted 12-20-2013 03:39 AM

Outstanding

-- 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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#7 posted 12-20-2013 04:07 AM

Very nice work

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

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aussiedave

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#8 posted 12-20-2013 10:16 AM

Great looking boxes , the lids are great as is the rest of each box and the woods are very nice….Thanks for sharing.

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

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#9 posted 12-20-2013 11:01 AM

Questions welcome

Being on the dense side, I have to ask – how do you make the legs ?

btw – beautiful work !

recycle1943

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio

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LarryL

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#10 posted 12-21-2013 04:44 AM

Great boxes all, the jointery is 1st quality and very inventive designs. Thanks for sharing.

-- Have answers, need the right questions.

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poospleasures

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#11 posted 12-21-2013 12:59 PM

Thanks everyone. I did respond to recycle’s question and we had quite a conversation. I wish all you and your family’s a wonderful Merry Christmas.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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rance

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#12 posted 12-21-2013 04:57 PM

Lots of creativity. Very well done.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#13 posted 12-22-2013 12:19 PM

All super nice Vernon. I really like the moon n stars one.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#14 posted 02-26-2015 04:47 PM

Man you are a talented woodworker. I am blown away by these.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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