Couple more pics of black box

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Project by OldWrangler posted 01-20-2014 08:39 PM 1380 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Couple more pics of my little ebony box. Lid is Cocobolo. Hinges are small pins that don’t show.

-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!

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Dan P

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#1 posted 01-20-2014 09:44 PM

Thanks for the pics!

-- Daniel P

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#2 posted 01-20-2014 09:50 PM

Very nice. I like the top.

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

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Gene Howe

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#3 posted 01-20-2014 09:52 PM

Nice little box OW. All band saw? How did you hide the pins?
Like your canes, too.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#4 posted 01-21-2014 04:47 AM

Wow, what a box, great grain

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

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#5 posted 01-21-2014 08:09 AM

This was literally made from throw away scraps. What can you do with a piece of wood 2” by 2”? Not one piece was bigger than that. And it took about as long to build as a big box. hinge pins are needles pushed through the side into the top. Then the grain over the needle is squeezed back together and burnished so the hole closes.

-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!

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#6 posted 01-24-2014 04:52 PM

Cool, like that it’s small and compact and how it opens. Beautiful wood and finish. Great job!

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