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    I made this box as a present. The top Is Ash with Redheart inlay and the logo is for EA Sports video games. The box is made with 1/8" and 1/4" quarter sawn red oak. Corners are mitered with a shooting plane and reinforced with Ash splines. The bottom inside was lined with black leather.

    The finish is a coat of white shellac to seal and multiple coats of wipe on poly sanding between coats.

    I added a picture of my homemade flat sander I used for sanding down the splines. It is powered by a Shopsmith which works well with variable speed.



  • #2
    A very beautiful box. Great idea with the sander.
    Denny
    ArtCrafters in Dayton, TN

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    • #3
      Very nice, and good jpb posting pictures.
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      • #4
        Excellently done. That was very clever about the sander. Thanks for sharing this with us.

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

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        • #5
          Great job all around. Beautiful box. I really like when people build their own tools. Interesting height adjustment knobs on the sander.
          Rolf
          RBI G4 Hawk, Delta SS350, Nova 1624 DVR XP
          Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
          Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
          And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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          • #6
            Beautiful work, RJ
            Life Begins @ 190 MPH

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