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My first box

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Project by Jofa posted 11-15-2013 04:20 PM 2013 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tried my hand at my first box.

Mostly scrap, Poplar with Mahogany from the wall mount of an old clock and inside is Oak from an old dresser drawer.
Finished in a coat of mineral oil.

-- Thank you Lord for the passion and ability to make things from your creation.





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GrandpaLen

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#1 posted 11-15-2013 04:48 PM

Very nice.

...and a ‘Wink and a Nod’ from Mother Nature for repurposing those bits and pieces.

Best Regards. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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BanjoChris

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#2 posted 11-15-2013 05:34 PM

Really nice!!

Great contrast!

Thanks for sharing!!!

Chris’

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aussiedave

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#3 posted 11-15-2013 05:40 PM

A very nice box for a first …. you did a great job…well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 11-15-2013 09:14 PM

Great looking piece.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Woodbridge

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#5 posted 11-15-2013 11:32 PM

very nice looking box. I like how you trimmed it out in Mahogany and carried it down through the legs.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Richard

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#6 posted 11-16-2013 12:52 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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doubleDD

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#7 posted 11-16-2013 03:26 AM

That is one nice looking box. Very even grain match throughout.

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

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Jofa

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#8 posted 11-16-2013 03:26 AM

Thanks guys. This was a fun build and it fit nicely in my small shop. LOL!

-- Thank you Lord for the passion and ability to make things from your creation.

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Robsshop

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#9 posted 11-16-2013 03:44 AM

Very nice and different looking style box,it’s a keeper !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 11-16-2013 09:45 AM

Great first box….Very nice….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Chris McDowell

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#11 posted 11-16-2013 12:29 PM

Looks great. Looks like you even made your own handle for the top. Nice.

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 11-19-2013 08:14 PM

Neat looking box! Another winner, like the clean lines and joints. Great job!

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