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Project by eddy posted 06-19-2009 01:46 AM 1776 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

every body likes these things get requests for them a lot.
first box birds eye and blood wood with a purple heart racing strip
second is birds eye and blood wood and a lace wood racing strip
the last 2 are birds eye and wenge with a purple heart racing strip
really happy with the way the miters came out nice sharp corners
finished with my favorite wipe on poly

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#1 posted 06-19-2009 01:54 AM

Very nice looking box’s. I think I seen these in a woodworking mag. a while back.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#2 posted 06-19-2009 02:05 AM

Really!! People like you to custom make those for them? Who would have thought? ;}

Maybe I’ll try one, see how people like them…............

Great job…................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#3 posted 06-19-2009 02:28 AM

The two on the left are my favorite, the birds-eye, wenge and purpleheart make a great look.
all four boxes are beautiful.

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#4 posted 06-19-2009 02:45 AM

I will be adding these to my repertoire that’s for sure.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#5 posted 06-19-2009 03:19 AM

I love the style of your boxes. Great combination of wood.

-- John @

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#6 posted 06-19-2009 03:51 AM

I love these boxes! They seem to be a poplar design from a mag.

The wood/color choice of these is outstanding!

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#7 posted 06-19-2009 01:34 PM

thanks for the complements these are easy to make and don’t eat up a lot of wood
so i can sell them cheap and make money on volume
a much needed thing for us displaced workers these days
for my next trick i am working on a clock using the spiral design for larry’s lazzy larry

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#8 posted 06-19-2009 02:55 PM

These look so cool Ed
Great job!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#9 posted 06-19-2009 07:47 PM

Eddy, these boxes would make a great resting place for my dogs ashes.

-- I get out to the shop when Ryan lets me. Arggggggggggg

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#10 posted 06-19-2009 08:50 PM

Kind of japanese feel to them well done I like them Alistair

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

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#11 posted 06-20-2009 06:45 AM

wonderful classic design well done.

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#12 posted 06-20-2009 02:57 PM

rog odd you say that as that is what one of them is for
thanks guys for the complements. next set of boxes will go over the edge with the Japanese theme
last fair i was at people were buying up lots of Japanese stuff ie: pagodas,swords,kimonos
i am trying to find a strong market area

-- self proclaimed copycat

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