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    This is my version of Scrollsaw Woodworking's Domed Lid Box. I glued up red oak and poplar instead of using one thick piece of maple and I made a little knob using the pattern for the pawn in Steve Good's 3D chess set. The lid isn't very domed, but I made some designer firewood the first time I tried, so I left it mostly flat with rounded edges the second time around. Finished with Krylon clear satin.

    Tim
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  • #2
    Very nice one....i like it.

    Danny
    Patterns are for sale on my website http://www.intarsia.co.uk

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    • #3
      Great job on the domed lid box. I like your choise of red oak and poplar those wood work really well together.
      sigpic: Dan US Navy PR1 (Ret)
      To all who serve or have served, Thank you
      Well I am the worlds greatest scroller at my house.

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      • #4
        I agree with Dan nice choice of woods very nice.Jerry
        Don't worry be scrolling

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        • #5
          Thank you all - I'm glad I discovered my new hobby...

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          • #6
            I like your added detail and choice of wood. The finish looks great ! what didyou use?
            Rolf
            RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, 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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            • #7
              Originally posted by Rolf View Post
              I like your added detail and choice of wood. The finish looks great ! what didyou use?
              I use Krylon clear satin on nearly everything. It dries in a few minutes and seems to be pretty durable.

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              • #8
                That's a nice job with some very artistic touches. It's on my cut list for this week and I planned to dome the top of the lid before cutting the frets instead of afterwards. As long as I keep the bottom flat, I don't expect to have any problems with the internal bevels as I cut the frets.

                george
                A day without sawdust is a day without sunshine.
                George

                delta 650, hawk G426

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                • #9
                  you did a great job.

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                  • #10
                    Great job. I thought about using the different wood , but didn't have any on hand and wanted to get it started. I kinda short on patience.

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