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    I had to put my ribbon and bow boxes aside so I could start this project.
    this is going to be a 50th birthday present for a co-worker of mine, he's also a fisherman...

    the box is cut from 1/4 maple and mahogany and it measures 3X5X7 inches





    I tried to do the fish as a inlay but I failed and I didn't have enough plained wood to do another one so I cut the fish out of 1/16 inch wood and glued it to the top and sanded it down where it barely sticks up...

    Trout
    Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
    Fish are food, not friends!

  • #2
    Very nice Trout...!!!!
    Ya just know he's gonna love it.....!!!

    Interesting that I happen to be the first to chime in...lol...
    Jim

    The limits of the imagination are imaginary.
    No task is too tedious for Art.
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    • #3
      Ding dong bell #2 chime........wow Trout looking sweeeeet, poor little fishy. Your friend will love it.
      Gloria ............... Two memorable things to say in life, "Hello" for the first time, and "Good-bye" for the last.

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      • #4
        hey Jim, I was so close to having a perfect inlay until I cut the eye out, I forgot to have the wood on top to fall into the eye socket and then I lost focus and cut the last piece wrong and it fell throw it's hole

        Trout
        Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
        Fish are food, not friends!

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        • #5
          Great looking box.

          SQ
          If you can't fix it with sawdust and glue, it's not worth fixing.

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          • #6
            I know it's just a basic box but it did turn out pretty good for what it was made for...
            I was thinking about putting a base or feet on it but I think this is the wrong style of box..

            I'm just glad to have this one off the list...

            Trout
            Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
            Fish are food, not friends!

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            • #7
              Trout, Im going to trun 63 on dec 24th (hint,hint,LOL) Lance

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              • #8
                Its awsome , looking great

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                • #9
                  63? I used to be 63, but I was a kid then.
                  Pacifism is great, as long as everyone is participating.



                  StephenD


                  The Southern Arizona Woodturners Association
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                  Grandpa for the 7 most amazing children.

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                  • #10
                    Trout very nice work.

                    I also used to be 63

                    Bob
                    Delta P-20 & Q-3

                    I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me!

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Trout View Post
                      hey Jim, I was so close to having a perfect inlay until I cut the eye out, I forgot to have the wood on top to fall into the eye socket and then I lost focus and cut the last piece wrong and it fell throw it's hole

                      Trout
                      Been there...Done that...lol.
                      After you've made these mistakes, you become just paranoid enough to not make them again.

                      Still an awesome box....!!!
                      Jim

                      The limits of the imagination are imaginary.
                      No task is too tedious for Art.
                      Rock and Scroll

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                      My Website
                      Featherwood Woodcrafts

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                      • #12
                        Excellent work Trout. I really like that. Thanks for sharing it with us.

                        DW
                        Life is hard. It is even harder when you are being stupid.
                        John Wayne

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                        • #13
                          Great looking box Trout. And here after reading the heading on your post, I thought it would be a box for fish bones! Ok, sorry
                          Hawaiilad
                          Larry

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