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Box I made from Brazilian cherry with a black walnut top. Ebony corner reinforcements and a wide ebony lift. Brusso hinges. Finish is lacquer.
-- Al, Culpeper VA
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#1 posted 01-15-2014 07:46 PM
That’s a nice design and beautiful wood. Congratulations and well done.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
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#2 posted 01-15-2014 09:36 PM
Al, I like the look of the top. It seems like it would be a pain to sand, but the look is great. Do you find that the box wants to tip backwards as you open a heavy top? The pill box you made is a favorite of mine. You are doing great work. Keep boxing and keep posting.
-- Big Al in IN
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#3 posted 01-15-2014 09:56 PM
Very tasteful. I like it.Roger
-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)
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#4 posted 01-16-2014 01:29 AM
Nice! Love the top and how you kept all the cuts ‘crisp’.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#5 posted 01-16-2014 02:06 AM
Very nice , I also like the detail on top.
-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain
#6 posted 01-16-2014 11:55 AM
Thanks, guys. No, Boxguy, the box shows no inclination to tip when the lid is opened. The sides of the box are very substantial and Brazilian cherry is very heavy and dense.
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#7 posted 01-16-2014 09:03 PM
Very nice. I like your amps too.
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#8 posted 01-17-2014 12:34 AM
Ditto on the top. Really like it. Good stuff.
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net
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