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Project by Roger posted 02-11-2014 12:19 PM 4015 views 9 times favorited 47 comments Add to Favorites Watch

With Valentines Day sneakin up on us, this/these were inspired by Scott Phillips from The American Woodshop. One is Bicote & Walnut, the other is Redheart & Oak. The smaller ones, the cut-outs, are just Walnut and Oak. The Redheart and Oak box has a 1/16” Oak slice running through it. I really liked this. I re-used the cut-outs, cut the apart using an 1/8” bs blade, re-glued them as another heart box. Finished with Shellac, and a MinWax spray Satin Poly. I’m not sure just yet if I will line them with anything. Still pondering that. Thnx for lookin. Any comments, good/bad/ugly, always appreciated.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 02-11-2014 12:27 PM

Great job sir. Looks great.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 02-11-2014 12:44 PM

Good job Roger. You sure have a way with the lady aahh err wood. I like these a lot.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#3 posted 02-11-2014 12:53 PM

Quite nice, someone will sure be happy with any of those.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#4 posted 02-11-2014 12:59 PM

Very lovely Roger! Your work always has such a beautiful flow to it! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#5 posted 02-11-2014 01:07 PM

A colorful bunch you have made.
Now I need to get something done to.
Thanks for the heads up.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#6 posted 02-11-2014 01:16 PM

wow they all look amazing, love the different types of wood that you chose, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---etsy.com/shop/SussmanWoodworking--

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beefererer

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#7 posted 02-11-2014 01:31 PM

Have you thought about flocking the interiors? Easy, economical, and the results are gorgeous- much like your boxes.

-- "Don't you hate it when people don't finish what they"

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#8 posted 02-11-2014 01:35 PM

Good thinking and good timing…....the only question…..how many sweethearts do you have?

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#9 posted 02-11-2014 01:42 PM

Very nicely done with great variations in design.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#10 posted 02-11-2014 01:47 PM

really nice wood and you shaped them well, they look very classy..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#11 posted 02-11-2014 01:57 PM

Very nice Roger. A good way to soften their hearts. What’s the filler, candy or jewelry?

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#12 posted 02-11-2014 02:04 PM

Uber great!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#13 posted 02-11-2014 02:12 PM

Aaaah! Those are soooo sweet Roger!!! You know how to tug on the old heart-strings … they look lovely just the way they are!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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#14 posted 02-11-2014 02:44 PM

Gr8 Boxes Roger!
Who says Romance is dead? :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#15 posted 02-11-2014 02:49 PM

Nice boxes, and super pusher for ripping pieces that are both tall and small, on the band saw. I’ve never seen that design before and it looks to be very effective for a very difficult to (safely) hold cut.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!" www.woodworks-by-donna.com

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