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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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#1 posted 01-03-2014 07:39 PM

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

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

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#2 posted 01-03-2014 07:42 PM

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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#3 posted 01-03-2014 07:55 PM


Very NICE!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#4 posted 01-03-2014 08:53 PM

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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#5 posted 01-03-2014 09:05 PM

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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#6 posted 01-04-2014 12:44 AM

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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#7 posted 01-04-2014 01:18 AM

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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#8 posted 01-04-2014 01:29 AM

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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#9 posted 01-04-2014 02:10 AM

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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#10 posted 01-04-2014 02:22 AM

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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#11 posted 01-04-2014 06:21 AM

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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#12 posted 01-04-2014 04:08 PM

Looks great

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#13 posted 01-04-2014 09:34 PM

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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#14 posted 01-17-2014 03:48 PM

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 .... Minnesota, USA

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#15 posted 01-17-2014 03:55 PM

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

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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