Walnut and maple grid box

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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 10-06-2018 10:59 PM 1116 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second walnut and maple grid box. This version has a slightly thicker lid that allows for easier lift off of the cover. Finished with rub on poly and wax.
Thanks for looking

-- Roger Gaborski,

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#1 posted 10-06-2018 11:30 PM

Looking good.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 10-07-2018 12:36 AM

Very attractive box, Roger!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 10-07-2018 03:23 AM

That is real nice Roger, I like the shape and the lid is great. Well done.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#4 posted 10-07-2018 06:05 AM

Roger, this is a wonderful box. I like how the gentle curves in the top bring out the inlayed maple grid. What a great combination of ideas. The way the corners meet and seem to bend is especially beautiful. I would love to see a picture of the inside of the lid if you could edit that in or drop it into a reply.

How is the bottom fastened into the box? How did you shape the top?

I think I can figure it out, but it would be nice to have a step by step construction guide of this project.

This is a really impressive build. Thanks for sharing your work with us.

-- Big Al in IN

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#5 posted 10-07-2018 07:14 AM

Everything here is amaizing: shape of box, contrasting wood and grid pattern.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 10-07-2018 08:43 AM

Awesome work, Roger

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#7 posted 10-07-2018 10:16 AM

love it!

-- Petey

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#8 posted 10-07-2018 12:15 PM

Another very sharp and classy looking box, Roger!

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#9 posted 10-07-2018 02:25 PM

Lovely box. I would really like to know how you make such a nice curved top. Please provide details!!!!

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#10 posted 10-08-2018 02:17 AM

Very eye catching box. I like it.

-- Julian

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#11 posted 10-08-2018 06:43 AM

I bet this took quite a bit of thought to get it so symmetrical. Beautiful joinery and design, congrats on the top 3.

Did you turn the lid on a lathe and make the box using the same procedure as a bandsaw box?

-- John D, OP, KS

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#12 posted 10-08-2018 02:27 PM

Great box !!

-- If your going to your mums.... can I go in the shed ?

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#13 posted 10-08-2018 02:48 PM

Great job on the box. A step in a new direction.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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