Walnut and Yellowheart Hexagon Box

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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 10-31-2018 02:01 PM 802 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another super ellipsoid box, this time walnut and yellowheart.
The shape of the box was designed using Vectric’s Aspire Software. The last few photos shows the process I used to inlay the 7 yellowheart hexagons. I first used the CNC router to cut the 7 hexagon holes in the walnut, next I cut the yellowheart hexagons and then glued them in place. After the glue dried I shaped the cover on my CNC using the model for the cover I designed in Aspire.
Next came the slow sanding process and then finishing using a rub on poly.

-- Roger Gaborski,

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#1 posted 10-31-2018 02:46 PM

That is a 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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#2 posted 10-31-2018 03:27 PM

Pretty cool design and inserts.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 10-31-2018 03:38 PM

whoa – a lot of precision involved here – great

-- 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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#4 posted 10-31-2018 06:22 PM

As soon as I saw that I thought you would love that, that lo and behold, it was yours.

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

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#5 posted 10-31-2018 09:03 PM

You are very prolific with your CNC and make all kinds of beautiful items like this one!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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