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Brazilian cherry box

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Project by CiscoKid posted 01-15-2014 07:34 PM 1493 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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helluvawreck

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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 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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Boxguy

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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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RogerBean

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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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gfadvm

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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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Bobsboxes

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#5 posted 01-16-2014 02:06 AM

Very nice , I also like the detail on top.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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CiscoKid

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#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.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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Wolfdaddy

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#7 posted 01-16-2014 09:03 PM

Very nice. I like your amps too.

-- "MOM! I think there's something under our house! I'm gonna need a jackhammer, a fish bowl, some air tanks, and maybe a few pipes."

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Roger

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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@yahoo.com

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