BoxGuy Made Me Do It-Splines (first attempt)

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Project by Steve Kreins posted 07-22-2014 02:37 AM 2205 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Title says it all. I suppose next BoxGuy will want piano hinges. ;)
Red Oak w/Walnut splines.

BTW, with all of BoxGuys talk about music boxes, I got an idea for an old acquaintance of mine from Vietnam whom I owe some serious payback. I’m thinking of making him an IED Box. That should surprise him when he opens the lid. ;) Well, I can’t be Holy all of the time.

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!

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#1 posted 07-22-2014 02:41 AM

Cool looking splines. You’ve come a long way in a short time. Nice.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#2 posted 07-22-2014 06:23 AM

I may be able to help you, I just pulled out an old box of ” ARMY stuff”

Sure enough there is a couple of booby trap switches, amazing what to find 40 odd years later !!

Might be a bit of a problem mailing it to you these days though !!

-- Regards Rob

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#3 posted 07-22-2014 07:36 AM

Steve, this is a very nice job. I really do like the splines and the rounded corners. The differing lengths seem to frame the sides very well. Looks to me like you really are ready for the piano hinges, but you will have to cut off some of the top with that process. Thanks for the shout out. I appreciate it, but of course it is you who deserve the credit. I liked the “Flight of the Bumblebee” music box tune…wonderful range and rhythem. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#4 posted 07-22-2014 08:07 AM

Nice job it has given me an idea for a future project I have been looking to do

-- Life's for living don't waste it

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#5 posted 07-23-2014 12:21 AM

Great looking box! I suppose wooden hinges on the next box?!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#6 posted 07-23-2014 12:26 AM

Now a wooden hinge!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#7 posted 09-15-2014 12:17 AM

Thats some nice wood grain in that first pic, great build

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

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#8 posted 08-17-2016 03:26 PM

Steve, that’s a beautiful box.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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