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Project by Julio posted 155 days ago 1532 views 8 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my last work custom made. It is finished with tung oil / orange oil and beeswax. Velvet in black for the bottom sides.
It has got a secret mechanism to open the lid and for the drawer, you can watch how to in this video:

http://vimeo.com/87451667

Comments and questions are wellcome !





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Mauricio

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#1 posted 155 days ago

Wow, amazing craftsmanship on display here!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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bugz

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#2 posted 155 days ago

Great build, lots of details,cool box.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 155 days ago

Nice work. It has a lot of details in it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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YorkshireStewart

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#4 posted 155 days ago

I like this a lot! It must have taken quite some time.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 155 days ago

Really nice work.

-- 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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kimosawboy

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#6 posted 155 days ago

I think your hinges are one of the better wood ones that have been posted in quite a while.
Good Job
G Vavra

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DanielP

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#7 posted 155 days ago

Wedged dowels! That is cool.

-- Dan P.

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BTimmons

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#8 posted 155 days ago

That’s some really clever design work. Well done!

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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deon

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#9 posted 155 days ago

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 155 days ago

Wowza is correct, what a great build…. Love the details….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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ScaleShipWright

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#11 posted 155 days ago

Sweet!

-- God exists... But relax, He's not you!

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SCOTSMAN

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#12 posted 155 days ago

How did you cut the wedged dowels by hand or what? your box is looking great though. A truly very nice box. I am just starting a new box of my own design for Bronwen,to enjoy while she recuperates at home while I try my best to spoil her while looking after her.I love that woman like crazy still after all these years .Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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mcoyfrog

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#13 posted 155 days ago

WOW amazing detail

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Julio

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#14 posted 155 days ago

Thanks a lot for such positive feedback, I truly appreciate it.

YorkshireStewart, when you make everything by hand it can swear it takes longer but the results for me are better. This piece took about 100 hours along two months.

SCOTSMAN, everything I do is painstakingly handmade and I mean all of the proccess, from the mill to the final product I use handplanes, backsaws and chisels, that´s the way I teach to the students who come to Aula Flamingo. I have realized I take advantage of the handtools beyond the power tools or machinery and I like to keep the old school. So yes I do, the wedges are made by hand too sir.
You can see other of the projects I have posted in lumberjocks and I know you won´t believe every component is prepared and planed by hand, can you imagine a whole workbench built this way ? Thank you for your support.

Has anybody watched the video about the secret opening ?

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bowedcurly

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#15 posted 154 days ago

super cool, lotsa detail, A++++++

-- Staining killed the wood<<<<<>>>>>Dyeing gave it life

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