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With the fall fair season rapidly approaching I’ve been doing a lot of different styles of boxes. This one is cut from maple and purpleheart and finished with several coats of clear lacquer. It measures ~3” Deep x 5” X 5” and was entirely cut on the scrollsaw. The pattern is from the book by Gary MacKay, Boxes for the Scrollsaw.





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PaBull

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#1 posted 09-03-2008 10:01 PM

Very nice Kevin, I wish you had some progress pictures…..

I am sure you will do well on the fair with this box.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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Callum Kendall

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#2 posted 09-03-2008 10:16 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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jm82435

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#3 posted 09-03-2008 10:47 PM

Great looking little box. “entirely cut on the scroll saw” certainly adds a degree of dificulty…

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#4 posted 09-03-2008 11:05 PM

that is wonderful. The colours really make this “over the top”. I can’t believe you did it all on the scroll saw! Amazing

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#5 posted 09-03-2008 11:56 PM

Nice box, I like the roundness of it.

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#6 posted 09-04-2008 12:40 AM

That’s a very original looking box. You sure are a heck of a lot better on a scroll saw than I am. I think your project should take the blue ribbon.
-JJ

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juniorjock

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#7 posted 09-04-2008 12:44 AM

I’m sorry Kevin….. Boy do I feel stupid. I checked out your previous projects and this box might have been one of your easiest projects. You sure do know how to work a scroll saw. All your projects look great man.
-JJ

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#8 posted 09-04-2008 01:21 AM

Great lookin’ box!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#9 posted 09-04-2008 01:56 AM

Very impressive job Kevin.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 09-04-2008 04:15 AM

I love the design of your box. Your execution is admirable. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Tim Dorcas

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#11 posted 09-04-2008 05:38 AM

I love this box! What a cool idea.

Tim

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Bigbuck

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#12 posted 09-04-2008 07:16 AM

Nice box, I like your design

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#13 posted 09-04-2008 06:59 PM

Sweet Box!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#14 posted 09-07-2008 06:00 PM

Looks really good. You’ve got some precision on that scroll saw.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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alx2000ag

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#15 posted 10-27-2008 07:45 AM

this jewelry box,,,,,,is beautiful, .....I MAKE A FEW OF THOSE,,,, AND TRYING TO SALE AT EBAY….YOU MAY LOOK IT.

http://shop.ebay.com/merchant/itemsforibay_W0QQ_nkwZQQ_armrsZ1QQ_fromZQQ_mdoZ

YOU REALLY MAKE GREAT WORK. !!

-- ALEX, from Texas, ( jewelry boxes)

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