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Project by Roger posted 170 days ago 3270 views 7 times favorited 46 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. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 170 days ago

Great job sir. Looks great.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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poospleasures

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#2 posted 170 days ago

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

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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nayo

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#3 posted 170 days ago

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

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#4 posted 170 days ago

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

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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Dave

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#5 posted 170 days ago

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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steve_in_ohio

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#6 posted 170 days ago

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

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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beefererer

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#7 posted 170 days ago

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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JL7

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#8 posted 170 days ago

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

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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HillbillyShooter

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#9 posted 170 days ago

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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grizzman

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#10 posted 170 days ago

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

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

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doubleDD

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#11 posted 170 days ago

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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MasterSergeant

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#12 posted 170 days ago

Uber great!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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justoneofme

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#13 posted 170 days ago

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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littlecope

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#14 posted 170 days ago

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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Donna Menke

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#15 posted 170 days ago

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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