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Walnut Checkerboard Box

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Project by Roger Gaborski posted 07-09-2020 07:04 PM 448 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another small box, 6” x 3” x 2 1/2”. To make the base of the box I glued up three layers, the first layer is solid walnut, the middle layer contains the checkerboard pattern (walnut and maple) surrounded by two solid walnut pieces and the third layer is solid walnut. All three layers are cut at one time on the CNC. The second to last photo shows the base being cut. The top is made in a similar manner, but this time a narrow strip of walnut containing the checkerboard is in the center surrounded by two solid strips of walnut (last picture).

-- Roger Gaborski, http://www.rogergaborski.com





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#1 posted 07-09-2020 09:08 PM

Wow, That’s really nice.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 07-09-2020 10:04 PM

Cool 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 07-10-2020 02:31 AM

Very appealing and neatly done.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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