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Needed to make a box for a friend to use in a presentation. They made an award to a community volunteer and use the box to hold a new GPS system. She got the box too.
Bubinga with curly Maple. Came out ok I think

Only took one picture….

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill





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grizzman

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#1 posted 209 days ago

beautiful box gary, really love the shimmer in the top piece, yep you did a great job…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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lightcs1776

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#2 posted 209 days ago

Looks real nice. I really like the miter splines (or whatever they are called) on the corners. Great job.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 209 days ago

COOL

Very NICE!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Gary

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#4 posted 209 days ago

Thanks. I’ve done several of this style. It’s pretty easy to do and makes a good give away

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Skylark53

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#5 posted 209 days ago

Woodgrains show up real nice. Good work on those corners and I really like the top.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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patron

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#6 posted 209 days ago

great build gary

straight forwards and clean

a nice gifting box

-- 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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jrockflimflam

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#7 posted 209 days ago

i never thought about stairstepping the size of the corner pieces like that.
Good idea, and adds that extra touch of style
Love the finish on the maple.

-- *The measure of a leader is not how much they know; it's how much they teach.* Jason

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 209 days ago

Another winner my friend!

That curly top is magnificent!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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ATLJack

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#9 posted 209 days ago

Beautiful. Did you dye the curly maple to get it to pop like that or did you use a different technique?

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Gary

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#10 posted 209 days ago

Thanks Rick
Hey, David…. good to see you. Thanks
jrockflim…. Those splines in the corners are all the same size. Their size changes because of the tapering of the sides.
Thank you, Andy
ATLJack.. No dies or stains. It’s rubbed with pure tung, then waxed.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Gary

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#11 posted 209 days ago

BTW, Jack. The plan for this box came from a magazine. If you think you want it, let me know. I’ll send the info

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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AngieO

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#12 posted 208 days ago

Looks great

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GeneR

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#13 posted 208 days ago

That is a stunning piece of curly maple in the top and contrasts very well.

Nicely Done and cant wait to see what comes next.

-- Failure is always an option. :-)

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JL7

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#14 posted 195 days ago

I missed this one somehow when you posted Gary…...that is a real beauty…..great wood combo! I have a bit of Bubinga hidden away, got dig that out one of these days…..

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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helluvawreck

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#15 posted 195 days ago

It’s a nice box and the wood is beautiful.

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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