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Walnut and oak, small box

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Project by MrLaughingbrook posted 02-02-2018 05:38 PM 1402 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A small walnut and oak box made from 1/4 inch red oak and walnut stock, box joint with skip pattern, Suede Tex, and cheap brass hardware. I had fun, so thought I’d share pictures. I recently made a new friend on a six week work project. She’s from out of town, so I’ll likely never see again. I gave her this box in appreciation.

Box making is addictive. I have several more under construction.

-- MrLaughingbrook





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rhybeka

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#1 posted 02-02-2018 05:51 PM

Looks nice, Mr.L!

-- Beka/Becky - aspiring jill of all trades, still learning to not read the directions.

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tyvekboy

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#2 posted 02-02-2018 07:57 PM

Nice Box.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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Richard

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#3 posted 02-02-2018 08:11 PM

Very Nice & Well done!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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Dan P

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#4 posted 02-02-2018 08:36 PM

Looks really well made with tight joints and excellent interior!

-- Daniel P

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Jerry

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#5 posted 02-02-2018 11:22 PM

Great joinery, well finished, well executed. I like it!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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observer100

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#6 posted 02-02-2018 11:31 PM

Nice looking project and photography.

-- Seeing is believing.

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recycle1943

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#7 posted 02-02-2018 11:53 PM

Nice little box – a sure cure for piles of cut offs
Nice job with the flocking

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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handmadewithashley

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#8 posted 02-03-2018 03:18 AM

That’s a beautiful box. Nice joinery too.

-- Ashley, Alabama, Instagram - @handmadewithashley, https://www.youtube.com/handmadewithashley, http://www.ashleygrenon.com

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Timmy2Hands

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#9 posted 02-03-2018 03:50 AM

Beautiful work!
I like box making because it allows you to try out all kinds of different joinery techniques and build the skills required for other types of woodworking. Also people always appreciate them as gifts.
Great job!

-- Tim McCoy - @Timmy2Hands on Instagram

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woodbutcherbynight

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#10 posted 02-03-2018 05:23 AM

Nice work!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Ivan

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#11 posted 02-03-2018 09:49 AM

So cool, clean job!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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woodshaver Tony C

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#12 posted 02-03-2018 12:17 PM

A nice gift to remember you by. I’m sure she loves it!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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thechipcarver

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#13 posted 02-03-2018 01:04 PM

I have always thought handmade gifts were the best. Great job.

-- While teaching a class, a gentlemen once asked me: "When chip carving an intricate design, what do you do when you are almost finished and the wood breaks off?" I replied "Cover the kids ears."

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SteveMI

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#14 posted 02-04-2018 03:48 PM

I like that the box is clean and basic, can be used for most anything without thought. Joinery is top notch.
Steve.

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