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    Here a a few of the new boxes I have built...sorry about the pictures are not better. All were made from Koa (what the store wants to purchase) You can see that Koa never looks the same...at times I will find white in the board, the color of pine. The shell design came from Kim...I believe she made a few using Carole's ring design on the scroll saw. She was nice enough to share the pattern with me, but I used the bandsaw of course. I have 6 more I will post as soon as they are finished.
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    Hawaiilad
    Larry

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    Nice job, Larry. I especially like #3, which looks like leaves on a tree. Looking forward to seeing the other 6--you've been busy!
    Carole

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    • #3
      Nicely done Larry! I really like them all. Thanks for sharing them with us.

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

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      • #4
        Very nice, my favorite, the walnut one!Well, I guess its not walnut, but koa, but either way, outstanding!
        Dale w/ yella saws

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        • #5
          Those are great! You have been busy making lots of saw dust.... If you don't mind what are you getting for those on the Big Island?
          Jerry
          Life's funny if you laugh at it!

          http://dedijerry.blogspot.com/
          http://www.etsy.com/shop/DediWoodworks

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          • #6
            Thanks for the kind words. Jerry, I have been selling the boxes to a high end store here and the go from $50 for a one drawer box up to $200. Of the four here, they are $120, $130, $200, $95
            Hawaiilad
            Larry

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            • #7
              Look like at lot of pretty work here Larry .............MB
              Usually busier than a cat in a sandbox !!!!!!!!!!! MB { Dewalt 788 only }

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              • #8
                Larry those look great!!! I need to come to the big island and get some of that great wood!!!
                ~ Kim

                A day in my shop is like a day at the beach...full of sunshine and ya never know where the sawdust may end up!

                www.gonecoastalart.com

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                • #9
                  What time and date does your plane arrive Kim? I will make sure to have plenty of the Koa ready Sorry for the bad pictures....used the flash inside and was not happy with them at all..they look better in person
                  Hawaiilad
                  Larry

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                  • #10
                    Geeeezzzz Larry you sure do make good use of your 24 hr in a day.......making boxes, and reading on your Kindle.
                    Those boxes are sweeeeeet for sure, love that Koa wood.
                    Gloria ............... Two memorable things to say in life, "Hello" for the first time, and "Good-bye" for the last.

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                    • #11
                      WD, I work on the boxes during the day (when the wife does not have me doing allot to help her around here) and like to read the Kindle while laying in bed at night. I'm sure I could find a few more hours during the day, but then I would not find time to play on the computer and read these posts.
                      Hawaiilad
                      Larry

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                      • #12
                        I may have to see some of these up close. I'm coming late March, be on Hawaii for 2 days or so then off to Kauai 5 days. First time and we are getting excited. Might have to bring an extra suitcase to bring some of that Koa back!
                        Jerry
                        Life's funny if you laugh at it!

                        http://dedijerry.blogspot.com/
                        http://www.etsy.com/shop/DediWoodworks

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                        • #13
                          Jerry, 2 days isn't long enough to see the Big Island....but you will have to make due...where will you be staying while you are here? I live in an area called Ocean View, which is about 1/2 way between Hilo and Kona...the two larger towns. Better bring some extra money along with the extra suit case....they think Koa is gold around here most of the time.

                          By the way, you are coming at a great time of year...of course there really isn't a bad time of year in Hawaii. You will love it. Of course the Big Island is much larger than Kauai, but there is so much to do on all the Islands. Have fun
                          Last edited by Hawaiilad; 12-08-2011, 10:50 PM.
                          Hawaiilad
                          Larry

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