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Project by eddy posted 09-24-2009 03:11 PM 2187 views 8 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

making a lot of these boxes lately got the side wall of the box down to a little over a 1/4 inch thick
first box quirky maple paduak and morado 2nd is quirky maple purple heart and morado
this morando is a very oily wood hard to get a finish to stick and dry found that is i wiped it with denatured alcohol and then finished it worked out ok made 4 2 were sold befor they were finished didnt even get pictues
finished with wipe on poly

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#1 posted 09-24-2009 03:50 PM


-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#2 posted 09-24-2009 04:10 PM

nice choice of woods

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#3 posted 09-24-2009 04:18 PM

Beautiful boxes & great wood combination. I wish I could find wood like that around here.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#4 posted 09-24-2009 04:20 PM

Fantastic! The woods go great together. Love the design and finish. Beautifully done, thanks for posting!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#5 posted 09-24-2009 04:54 PM

That’s a beauty! Great job…................

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

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#6 posted 09-24-2009 05:17 PM

You did an awesomely great job with these boxes.
You’ve got skills !!
Keep up the good work : )


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#7 posted 09-24-2009 06:08 PM

very very nice. love the wood combinations and you executed the design nicely.
Thanks for sharing.

-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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#8 posted 09-24-2009 09:18 PM

Great job. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#9 posted 09-24-2009 09:46 PM

It is a wonder all 4 did not sell off the plan..

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#10 posted 09-25-2009 01:10 AM

love that maple!!

-- -erik & christy-

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#11 posted 09-25-2009 05:52 AM

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#12 posted 09-25-2009 02:52 PM

thank you for all the compliments i have been re sawing my 3/4 stk. to get 2 boxes from each glue up
makes these very cheap to make less than $15 each
as i was responding to this post i noticed
what is quirky maple ? i guess spell ck should be by friend

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#13 posted 10-12-2013 11:49 PM

Yet another great execution of the Wood Magazine design. I built two myself!!!

-- Bill, Thomasville, GA

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#14 posted 10-13-2013 04:28 PM

thanks for the cament i think i have made at least 200 sence then

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