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Mother/daughter box

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Project by huff posted 06-19-2009 04:21 AM 2516 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This design reminded me of a mother/daughter. Made from the same stock, (Strong, yet graceful with gentle curves) The mother protecting and sheilding her daughter. Either can stand alone, but always a part of one another. Curly Maple.
I promise not to bore you with any more boxes… (for a little while) lol.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com





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#1 posted 06-19-2009 04:24 AM

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#2 posted 06-19-2009 05:36 AM

I do like the curves, but the handles are a real standout. You aredefinnitely inspiring me to find time to play with the bandsaw. All these are incredible. I can’t wiat to see your next creations.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#3 posted 06-19-2009 05:56 AM

very nice…

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#4 posted 06-19-2009 07:26 AM

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#5 posted 06-19-2009 01:48 PM

Excellent box. Love the wood and design. Not bored at all post away

Rick

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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#6 posted 06-19-2009 03:09 PM

I agree keep ‘em coming. love the handles, love the curves, love maple, I just damn love the box….nice

-- Live by what you believe, not what they want you to believe.

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#7 posted 06-19-2009 08:54 PM

Excellent stuff Huff! I though it was a great design and the finish spectacular, then I clicked on the second picture. I realized you had designed it as two boxes. Very cool!

Keep up the great work. I may borrow the concept and come up with something with the two fitting boxes. Right now I’m working on a stackable set of band-saw boxes in Walnut. Can’t wait till I’m done and can play a little with other designs.

Again, wonderful work!

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#8 posted 09-08-2009 03:52 AM

wow that is cool nice work

-- Dave, I wood if I could but I can't so I woodknot

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#9 posted 10-18-2009 12:11 AM

Mother / daughter is a great idea. Very nicely done, and I like the grain. You are more advanced than I am. I am sure I could learn from your finishing techniques on a project like this box. What is your sanding sequence? What is your finishing process?

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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