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Project by Dave Smith posted 10-15-2020 06:16 PM 1365 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Results of a commission for a ring box. Walnut and white oak, finished with linseed oil and beeswax. Inside was stolen from one of the wife’s old ring boxes.

-- Dave Smith - If our phones fall, we panic. If our friends fall, we laugh.





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Madmark2

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#1 posted 10-15-2020 06:25 PM

Wow! Very nice. Can you show us the back side hinge please?

-- The hump with the stump and the pump!

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Dave Smith

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#2 posted 10-15-2020 06:34 PM

Sorry, didn’t get a picture of the back. Hinge was also taken from an old ring box.

-- Dave Smith - If our phones fall, we panic. If our friends fall, we laugh.

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MrWolfe

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#3 posted 10-15-2020 06:34 PM

Beautiful!
Great piece and nice repurposing of the interior.
Jon

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BurlyBob

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#4 posted 10-15-2020 10:15 PM

Yeah, That’s a winner!!!

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 10-15-2020 10:55 PM

Nice work on the ring box!!

Jim

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

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therealSteveN

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#6 posted 10-16-2020 02:23 AM

WOW!!! Lotta cuts on the tiny size if that is as small as I think it is.

How did you make the rips for the glue ups? I've made slivers with one of these, that I would be scared to on a bandsaw, and especially a TS. Curious what you used?

-- Think safe, be safe

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Dave Smith

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#7 posted 10-16-2020 02:50 AM

Table saw and push sticks. Approximately 3” x 2 1/2”. Didn’t spill any blood.

-- Dave Smith - If our phones fall, we panic. If our friends fall, we laugh.

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Dark_Lightning

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#8 posted 10-16-2020 03:13 AM

That’s some pretty amazing saw work to make those tiny cross-section strips! I also respect your skill at glue ups!

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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wildwoodbybrianjohns

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#9 posted 10-16-2020 05:30 AM

The top looks fantastic. I really like working small, small parts, super thin stock. It´s a challenge, a shade risky, and keeps one hyper aware.

-- WWBBJ: the first to compare a woman´s cheek to a rose was a poet. The second, an idiot. Dali

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#10 posted 10-16-2020 09:37 AM

That may be the best ring box I have seen. Well done

-- Petey

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#11 posted 10-17-2020 01:10 PM

Nicely done!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Grumpy

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#12 posted 10-19-2020 12:38 AM

Nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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