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Project by Stew81 posted 09-07-2014 07:27 AM 2267 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A buddy of mine is involved with a charity called Joy Ride and he asked me if I could build a box for the silent auction. I ended up building two… Then I had enough scrap left from the two boards to make a bowl also so all three pieces will end up going as a set probably. The wood is Peruvian Walnut and Curly Maple.

The shaping and over all look of these boxes were inspired by the boxes I’ve seen posted on this site by Andy… So thanks for the ideas Andy!

-- Stew

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#1 posted 09-07-2014 12:27 PM

Three great pieces for a great organization. Their therapeutic horsemanship programs help a tremendous amount of individuals. Great job on all three pieces, they should fetch a tidy sum.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#2 posted 09-07-2014 01:15 PM

Very nicely done and great use for the scraps!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 09-07-2014 02:02 PM

Handsomely done! Those boxes should bring a nice bid.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#4 posted 09-07-2014 02:59 PM

Very nice, love the looks of these.
What did you finish these with to keep the maple so light?

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#5 posted 09-07-2014 03:10 PM

Amazing work Sir. Beautiful flowing lines and wonderful wood choices… your craftsmanship is excellent

-- David, Norwood Mass, [email protected]

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#6 posted 09-07-2014 03:53 PM

Nice work and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#7 posted 09-07-2014 04:30 PM

Thanks for the comments everyone! JM the finish is Rust-o-leum Crystal Clear Finish…

-- Stew

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#8 posted 09-07-2014 06:53 PM

i really love the joinery you used , it makes these boxes look very classy, i love the walnut , its very rich looking, and i love the fact that you made thee to be donated, i love doing things like this myself, a great thing to do.

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

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#9 posted 09-07-2014 07:45 PM

Very nice my new friend, and also philanthropic of you . A Hearty welcome I love your work. Alistair

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

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#10 posted 09-07-2014 11:55 PM

Really sharp looking boxes Stew, talent shines on all aspects wood combo, craftsmanship and your generosity toward the auction… BC

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#11 posted 09-08-2014 05:41 AM

Nicely Done!
The combination curly maple and Peruvian walnut is striking. Excellent choice
I worked with Peruvian walnut for an inlay, the grain and the color are fantastic.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#12 posted 09-09-2014 04:09 PM

Beautiful design and workmanship.
Love the strong contrast and your soft shaping…very nicely done!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#13 posted 09-09-2014 07:04 PM


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

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#14 posted 09-15-2014 08:33 PM

Stunning pieces! And I love the divider piece for the one box…do you mind if I borrow the idea?

-- Sue~ Mad Jester Woodworks, "Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom" Thomas Carlyle

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#15 posted 09-15-2014 09:59 PM

Borrow Away! Thanks for the positive comments…

-- Stew

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