Christmas boxes

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Project by rowdy posted 02-24-2012 07:33 PM 2436 views 13 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made 7 boxes of this type from various wood combinations to give as Christmas gifts. The design idea was stolen directly from rkoorman, project 49692. Thanks to him for the idea.

This is my first posting activity on LJ in a while. In my area we had 53 days last summer of temps above 100 degrees F and, since my shop is not air conditioned and rarely cooled to less than about 95, I did not spend much time making sawdust. Now the temps are more bearable, of course, but other things have consumed a lot of my time. Looking forward to getting back at in the next few months.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#1 posted 02-24-2012 07:36 PM

This is very cool – great design and materials…....good to see some projects coming out of the shop again!


-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#2 posted 02-24-2012 09:00 PM

Love it. That is a really nice design.

Nice to see ya buddy.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 02-24-2012 09:13 PM

Very cool design and great build.


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#4 posted 02-24-2012 10:10 PM

Yes, relly cool box, nice consistent cut lines there

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 02-25-2012 01:13 AM

What an awesome present.

-- MonkeyMonk

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#6 posted 02-25-2012 02:46 AM

Looks wonderful

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#7 posted 02-25-2012 04:28 AM

Well done ,nice design from a fellow LJ .
I like it .


-- Kiefer

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#8 posted 02-25-2012 07:13 AM

This is a nice looking box. Too bad you could not post any more pictures…..................

-- mike...............

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#9 posted 02-25-2012 12:27 PM

Cool box! Neat design, and very well done. Keep ‘em coming!

-- 4thumbs in MO

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#10 posted 02-25-2012 12:38 PM

it’s a very clean box and an unusual design.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#11 posted 02-25-2012 07:18 PM

It’s great to see someone use this design !!! There’re fun to make!!


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#12 posted 07-04-2012 03:18 AM

I really like this design. Great job on the fit and finish.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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