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Ambrosia maple with walnut accents. Inside lined with suede. Next one will have lid stays in the hinge. Planning is everything.
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#1 posted 01-28-2014 08:46 PM
very nice – is the walnut lid in a rabbit or dado ? either way, nice design
-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup
#2 posted 01-28-2014 09:13 PM
Rabbit on the bottom side of the walnut.
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#3 posted 01-28-2014 09:42 PM
Attractive box. Nice work.Roger
-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)
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#4 posted 01-28-2014 11:17 PM
Great box, love the wood choice, shape and the feet provide a very interesting shadow line. Well done!
-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain
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#5 posted 01-29-2014 01:14 AM
Very cool design with the curved sides and some very nice maple.
Care to share how you shaped those sides?
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
#6 posted 01-29-2014 01:33 AM
Thanks. To shape the sides I drew the shape I wanted on the end of the board. Then eyeballed about five bevel cuts on the table saw to remove most of the waste. I finished the curve with a belt sander.
#7 posted 01-29-2014 02:19 AM
Thanks for the quick answer. You are better with a belt sander than I am!
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#8 posted 01-29-2014 12:37 PM
Handsome work… Digging this!
-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.
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#9 posted 01-29-2014 02:02 PM
This is a very nice looking box and nicely done too.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
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#10 posted 01-29-2014 02:31 PM
Very nice work.
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#11 posted 01-29-2014 10:23 PM
Nicely done. I really like the curves and shape.
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#12 posted 02-03-2014 02:24 PM
Looks great, gorgeous wood combo and great design especially the curved sides and the feet. Great job!
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#13 posted 07-03-2014 02:43 AM
What’s the trick to getting little hinges like that installed exactly right?
-- "The difference between school and real life is that in real life the tests come first, and then the lessons" -- Robert Lang, ReadWatchDo.com
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