My 4th Box with Kolrosing

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This is my latest crime against kolrosing. The Random pattern on this box came from my own brain and it might even resemble it a little. My thought was that this plain little box needed a lot of pattern to make it anywhere near interesting and it also gave me a good kolrosing workout with the goal of improving my skills. Unfortunately I did rush this one a bit and made more than enough bad cuts to keep me humble. On the positive side, the lid which also functions as a spinning top works even better than all the previous ones. That said, my aim is to get better at kolrosing and not top turning!

I only have three more boxes to go for these small family Christmas gifts. I am trying to decide who should receive which boxes. I’ll probably just number them and draw names. I just hope they weren’t expecting one of those new Corvettes with the center mounted engines!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#1 posted 11-16-2019 04:38 PM

Corvettes are for kids Mike. These are real treasures!

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#2 posted 11-16-2019 04:42 PM

Thats very cool

-- Devon

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#3 posted 11-16-2019 04:45 PM

Good job Santa

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#4 posted 11-16-2019 05:06 PM

Nice job Mike!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 11-16-2019 05:32 PM

Meget fint, Mike. Looks like some serious cutting.

-- WWBBJ: It is better to be interesting and wrong, than boring and right.

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#6 posted 11-16-2019 08:58 PM

Very cool projects, Mike!!

Nice patterns….............Cheers, Jim

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

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#7 posted 11-16-2019 09:05 PM

Dear Mr G

The results of you MRI and CT scan have analysed and a report has been prepared.

We are very pleased to report from your images that you presented you are fit and well.

In conclusion if you were to submit another three images before Christmas the “Clinic” would be most impressed with the opportunity to again analyse the results for you again.

-- Regards Rob

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#8 posted 11-16-2019 09:56 PM

Now who’s being modest? That is great Mike. I can see why you will have a hard time choosing who gets what. Just keep them all and give them a spinning top. LOL.
My first impression of your design made me think of a maze.

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

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#9 posted 11-17-2019 07:14 AM

Once again, very good turning job! Decoration…. perfect!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 11-17-2019 10:53 AM

You are on a roll, or should I say spinn…
Fine little work and lovely decoration.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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#11 posted 11-17-2019 02:42 PM

You’re putting your brains to good use Mike … lol! Great design!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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#12 posted 11-17-2019 03:32 PM

Excellent Mike!

I love the unlimited potential you’ve unearthed!

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#13 posted 11-17-2019 04:24 PM

Pure Brain Power Mike.


-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#14 posted 11-18-2019 04:26 PM

Nice work Mike, I really like this.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#15 posted 11-18-2019 04:38 PM

Beautiful work, and it’s got me thinking I need to add kolrosing to the list of things I need to try someday.

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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