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I’ve wanted to do something like this for awhile. Another, in PNG Rosewood, with real joints is on the way.

Black Laminex Colour Core, Chilean Myrtle, graphite, butt joints, mitres, biscuits and BLO mix.

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.





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aussiedave

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#1 posted 04-12-2014 10:38 AM

Very cool looking box, nice joinery and design…thanks for sharing.

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

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 04-12-2014 12:32 PM

Very distinguished looking box. Great assembly work.

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

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Josh

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#3 posted 04-12-2014 01:58 PM

I like the modern design. Sweet, neat and clean.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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Texcaster

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#4 posted 04-12-2014 02:06 PM

Cheers fellas, pleased to hear you like the box. I’ll be repeating it. My goal is always to try and make the design stronger than the workmanship and materials.

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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NormG

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#5 posted 04-12-2014 02:31 PM

Great neat design, love the dovetails

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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AnthonyReed

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#6 posted 04-12-2014 07:08 PM

Could I trouble you to point out which is the Chilean myrtle?

Is most of the box a laminate?

Sorry for my dimwittedness.

-- ~Tony

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Texcaster

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#7 posted 04-12-2014 07:42 PM

G’day Tony, the box is timber, the joints are laminate. Managing those small bits was trickier than I thought it would be. The rebate is colored with graphite.

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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Schwieb

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#8 posted 04-12-2014 11:07 PM

Very interesting, thinking outside the box!

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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steve_in_ohio

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#9 posted 04-13-2014 12:07 AM

wow, that is beautiful, very interesting piece, great work

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

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Mean_Dean

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#10 posted 04-13-2014 12:49 AM

That is a very cool looking box! Kind of a modern, yet sleek design!

-- Dean

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Grumpymike

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#11 posted 04-13-2014 01:16 AM

PNG Rosewood?? PNG Pretty (G)narley Grain? Sorry, couldn’t pass that one up ;0

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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masterwacker

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#12 posted 04-13-2014 02:46 AM

Nice!! I am digging the contrast in wood.

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hoss12992

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#13 posted 04-13-2014 03:38 AM

This is really cool. Great job. Love the joints

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Texcaster

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#14 posted 04-13-2014 03:40 AM

Thanks for your support everyone.

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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oklahomaben

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#15 posted 04-13-2014 11:29 PM

That is beautiful! !!!! Great job!!!!!!

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