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Ron Davis17/01/2010 17:00:02
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I have trie my hand at small boxes and so far I am on number 4. This one is in oak with stringing. The hardest bit was to get the corners right with the stringing, getting a 45 degree angl on a 1.5mm strip of wood was not easy. I made a jig, which you can see in my album which once you have the length right, allows fairly accurate corners. So far I have spent more time on the jijs than on making the boxes!
Ron Davis17/01/2010 17:01:44
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I forgot, it has a sliding lid
Big Al17/01/2010 17:12:50
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I like the way you have done the stringing on the top, its really effective.
Well done Ron.
Wolfie17/01/2010 17:34:35
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Hi Ron, I agree with Al, a lovely box and the contrasting stringing shows up well.
   well done.      cheers      Ian
Derek Lane17/01/2010 18:09:16
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Nice box Ron a great little jig for cutting the stringing.
I also like the way you did the pattern simple but striking
Delete17/01/2010 21:42:34
575 forum posts
A lovely piece. I always cut inlay by hand and eye.
Sparky17/01/2010 22:29:00
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Beautiful work Ron.
Great how-to for the inlays, cheers.
Well done
Mailee17/01/2010 22:52:43
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Very nice work Ron. I also like the stringing on the top makes it look elegant.
Ralph Harvey17/01/2010 23:30:08
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Thats a very nice box, and the stringing idea is great.
steve h18/01/2010 11:07:09
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Really like the box Ron, love the contrasts
George Arnold18/01/2010 15:41:51
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 Very nice box, proves you don't spend all your time researching for quizes, did you try out the new blade?.
 I see Ralph has posted I hope he is getting sorted out in his workshop after the leak.
Ron Davis18/01/2010 16:20:48
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Thanks everyone, nice to have your thoughts.
I am off to our new wood tuning club tonight, itis the very first AGM
Alan T.18/01/2010 22:38:53
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A very nice box Ron.  Well done.  Alan T

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