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I like the figure of this piece of Maple! The usual through dovetails, Brusso lid support, keyed lock, continuous hinge, and red velvet lining.
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#1 posted 02-07-2014 06:01 PM
That is a very nice looking box, love the curly maple it’s so pretty, great work, Welcome to LJ’s
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#2 posted 02-07-2014 08:22 PM
Beautiful wood and a great looking result. Nice choice of hardware as well.
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#3 posted 02-07-2014 10:33 PM
Nice box and dovetailing, curly maple always looks great, such a pretty wood…great job and thanks for sharing.
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#4 posted 02-08-2014 12:48 AM
Now that’s what I call a real McCoy… :) Very kool man
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#5 posted 02-08-2014 01:49 AM
Nice box! What technique did you use on that velvet lining? It looks sharp.
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#6 posted 02-08-2014 02:40 AM
a real beautyone of my favoriteshow did you apply the red velvet?
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#7 posted 02-08-2014 02:46 AM
Curley maple is one of my favorite woods. You did it justice with this box. Nice work!
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#8 posted 02-08-2014 04:59 AM
Very nice box. Came out just great.
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#9 posted 02-08-2014 02:15 PM
Oh Roger, I’ve never heard that one before. (LoL) Daniel, I made some “interior” tools out of scrap hardwood, and I use them to tuck the velvet into the corners. I find that metal tools can damage the velvet. I like nice sharp edges on the inside, it just looks better to me. The velvet itself is from Rockler, it’s self adhesive so one must be very careful. It can stretch out of shape very easily, and wrinkling can be an issue also. Patience, patience, patience…and a little hair pulling will insure great results. Thanks for the kind words, and the warm welcome. I’m proud to be able to interact with some of the finest woodworkers I’ve ever seen.
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