Not idle: Boxes 01-06/2009

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Project by SM posted 01-15-2010 11:45 PM 1885 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been skulking around, getting info. from you all, but I’ve not been posting. I’ve been working, honest. Here is proof. These boxes are from the beginning of last year. I will post the rest soon.
Missed you all.

-- SM

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#1 posted 01-15-2010 11:59 PM

These boxes look great. Can you tell us what kind of wood and finish you used?

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#2 posted 01-16-2010 12:05 AM

Great job, great boxes…Thanks for posting

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#3 posted 01-16-2010 12:14 AM

Great looking boxes. Love the form of the first one.

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#4 posted 01-16-2010 01:00 AM

Nice style on these, esp the first one.

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

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#5 posted 01-16-2010 01:03 AM

Thanks to all.
The first one, (also picture with lid canted), is lacewood and is called, “Father/Daughter Box”. My father, (86yr.) visited two summers ago and we explored, “bandsaw box” together.
From that box I made two more boxes from the remaining center: one smaller one (not shown) of the same shape with lid, went to my son. Then the third centre became this little funky thing with three wenge lids and beach rocks. It is reminisant of a geological formation on the Bay of Fundy, called, “Cape Split”.

The third was my first attempt at a more traditional jewelry box. I have a secound iteration which turned out a little better that I will post.

Thanks for the comments. It is good to be back.

-- SM

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#6 posted 01-16-2010 08:20 AM

Fantastic boxes. Glad you have come back to share with us. These are all pieces of art.

Keep it up.


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

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#7 posted 01-16-2010 12:41 PM

Super boxes and I bet working with your dad was a special treat. Thanks for sharing with us.


-- Jim

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#8 posted 01-16-2010 04:53 PM

nice job

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://[email protected]

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#9 posted 01-17-2010 07:04 AM

Very nice. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#10 posted 01-17-2010 11:40 PM

Beautiful lacewood oval! I like it very much.


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