Wavy Maple Box

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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 06-29-2020 08:49 PM 1125 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest box in the small box series. For this box I designed the sinusoidal wave for the cover using Rhino6 3D software. It took about one and a half hours to cut the cover on the CNC and another hour of hand sanding. The box’s dimensions are approximately 6” x 3” x 2 1/2”.

-- Roger

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 06-29-2020 10:15 PM

Wow, nice box, Roger, you sure can make many varieties of that lid!! It came out real nice and you would spend many hours jut trying to cut that , that perfect ,by hand!

Cheers, Jim

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

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Bob Collins

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#2 posted 06-29-2020 10:28 PM

Great looking box Roger, this will be another great series of boxes.

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

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#3 posted 06-29-2020 11:18 PM

thats got a real cool look to it.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#4 posted 06-30-2020 06:11 AM

Another spin on wavy tops, really nice looking “box”!
That must have been difficult to finish sanding.

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#5 posted 07-02-2020 07:40 AM

Roger, I love the continued evolution of your designs. It is difficult to tell for sure from just a picture, but I think I like this version better than the straight fins. In fact, I think I like each variation better than the last. It sure is fun seeing what you will dream up next. Have you given any thought to variations on the inner workings of your work? You might look here for some idea starters. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#6 posted 07-02-2020 10:28 PM

What machine do you have for your CNC work?

-- The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. From a sign on a surfer bar in So. Calif.

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Roger Gaborski

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#7 posted 07-03-2020 12:14 AM

Phil, I have a ShopSabre 23. I had the machine is about 5 years. Excellent machine, very solid and made in USA.
Let me know if you have any other questions.

-- Roger

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