simple tambour box

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Project by Jim Sellers posted 02-16-2014 03:25 AM 1821 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first tambour box i experimented with. Put it aside to do bigger and better things. Been sittin unfinished for months. Finally decided to put a finish on it. walnut and maple

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#1 posted 02-16-2014 04:14 AM

Very nice looking box. Great work.

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

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#2 posted 02-16-2014 05:42 AM

Beautiful, unique design.

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#3 posted 02-16-2014 08:14 AM

It’s everything but simple, it’s beautiful.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 02-16-2014 11:08 AM

Very nice tambour box Jim, you have done a great job…thanks for posting.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#5 posted 02-16-2014 12:24 PM

Looks great

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#6 posted 02-16-2014 02:13 PM

What a unique design, love the look of the box, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

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#7 posted 02-16-2014 10:37 PM

This is way kool Jim. That’ll keep a lotta dust out

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 02-17-2014 12:41 AM

Just pain outstanding, Jim!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 02-21-2014 02:53 PM

Fantastic box! Cool design, love the tambour lid and the attractive mix of wood. Excellent job!

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#10 posted 02-27-2014 07:19 AM!

Thanks for the inspiration Jim! This is what I came up with. It was an interesting project that allowed me to learn some new techniques involving template routing as well as the tambour top.

-- Anthony - "The blacksmith and the artist, reflect it in their art. They forge their creativity, closer to the heart"

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