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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 04-30-2010 04:55 PM 2948 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The box is completely made from scraps I accumulated over the past several months with a little glue. I cut the strips into blocks of uniform thickness and used the blocks to construct two pieces that would interlock. Next, I resawed each piece to form the front, back and sides. Instead of making a square box, I angled the sides to make a more interesting scrap box

Roger.

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.rogergaborski.com





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#1 posted 04-30-2010 05:04 PM

well done , roger .

good luck in the contest !

interesting take ,

on basket/box .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 04-30-2010 05:06 PM

You give a whole new meaning to using scraps. Nice box.

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#3 posted 04-30-2010 05:09 PM

interesting concept..taking an idea from open segmented turning and using it in a square box.

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#4 posted 04-30-2010 05:34 PM

Good Idea – Well done.

I am a recovering pen-turner. When I was actively turning pens I accumulated a lot of pen blanks that I will never use now that I am “on the wagon”. This gives me a great idea for what to do with my stash of pen blanks

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

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#5 posted 04-30-2010 05:42 PM

Nice use of scraps. It reminds me of Legos.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#6 posted 04-30-2010 07:01 PM

Good idea, it’s an other way to use scrap.

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#7 posted 04-30-2010 07:12 PM

Nice!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 04-30-2010 09:38 PM

Great use of scraps. Looks like it got some folks thinking about how to use their scraps.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 04-30-2010 10:52 PM

nice idea… good execution and use of scraps..

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#10 posted 05-01-2010 12:19 AM

Cool. That must have taken some patience!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com

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#11 posted 05-01-2010 09:02 AM

Great use of scraps. Nice design. Glad to see all the current projects coming from scrap wood.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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#12 posted 05-01-2010 05:21 PM

very nicely done!

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

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