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Project by Al King posted 01-04-2018 10:33 PM 1651 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these boxes for my family for Christmas

-- Al King

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#1 posted 01-04-2018 10:51 PM

you are a master… I kept saying WOW at each pic.

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#2 posted 01-04-2018 11:39 PM

Thanks for that nice compliment.

-- Al King

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#3 posted 01-05-2018 03:42 AM

Not my style but well done Al. Keep sharing and welcome to LJ’s.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#4 posted 01-05-2018 12:50 PM

Three very nice boxes! I really like #3. Good job.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#5 posted 01-05-2018 03:35 PM

Al, this is a nice box. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 01-05-2018 07:36 PM

First one with the heart is my favorite, then the one with the coins. Love the details and the way you coordinated the colors of wood. Thanks for posting and have a great 2018.

-- Leafherder

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#8 posted 01-06-2018 12:07 AM

Very nice; is the mermaid an inlay or drawn on?

-- Cowboy Up or Quit - If you are going to quit than get out of my way

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#9 posted 01-06-2018 05:29 AM

Al, welcome to Lumber Jocks. You have a very artistic approach to woodworking and a great eye. I like your designs and your willingness to try different ideas and techniques. You are more fond of hardware than I am, but everyone is entitled to his or her own taste…especially in making boxes.

I really appreciate that your boxes are designed to do some specific task or to organize something. Nice work there. Congratulations on getting a “Top Three” on your first posting. Nice achievement. Thanks for sharing your work with us. These are lovely presents for your family, and I am sure they are works of love. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#10 posted 01-06-2018 12:37 PM

Greta boxes! I like those various metal additions. I bet whoever received them was too happy and sattisfied.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 01-07-2018 11:57 AM

Great ideas!

-- Petey

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#12 posted 01-08-2018 11:23 AM

Very lovely – yes… Pretty wood selection

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#13 posted 01-12-2018 12:56 AM

Beautiful. Love the different contrast of each pieces of wood.

-- I love the smell of wood chips in the morning

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