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    I think I like Boxes..........

    Gari showed me the mechanics of turning a box today, so I tried one tonight.....

    Attachment 12483 Attachment 12484

    Gari's box is the dark one on the left, mine is made from Sakura on the right. I did not finish mine, as I honestly doubted it would survive the whole ride, but it did!

    These are neat!

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    Learning somehting new can be a time consuming "problem". Looks like you had a great teacher, because your's looks great. Well done

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    Neat!

    (But I do find it weird that these non-square things get called boxes. They need a better name.)

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    Nice first box Stu!

    I enjoy making boxes and it's a good lesson in precision turning to get the "pop" fit and thus the capability of finishing it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Art Mulder View Post
    Neat!

    (But I do find it weird that these non-square things get called boxes. They need a better name.)
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    That is a great looking box, Stu. Keep 'em coming. Me, I like turning boxes...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Art Mulder View Post
    Neat!

    (But I do find it weird that these non-square things get called boxes. They need a better name.)
    Quote Originally Posted by tod evans View Post
    jars...

    I agree ... but i think we've got an uphill battle on this one ... Turners are stubborn!!
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    Stu that is a great looking box. Now lets see some creativity buddy. Ya did good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Art Mulder View Post
    Neat!

    (But I do find it weird that these non-square things get called boxes. They need a better name.)
    Quote Originally Posted by tod evans View Post
    jars...
    Quote Originally Posted by Jason Beam View Post
    I agree ... but i think we've got an uphill battle on this one ... Turners are stubborn!!
    They are very nice, but like Art, I too have a problem with boxes, and although Tod is right with "Jars" I don't think they will like it. Jason... You have a point, it is an up hill battle!
    Real nice Stu.
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    That's a good one for a first. Big Mike Stafford got me into turning boxes and they can be a lot of fun.


    Quote Originally Posted by Art Mulder View Post
    Neat!

    (But I do find it weird that these non-square things get called boxes. They need a better name.)
    I found this on dictionary.com. "Usually" being the key word.

    Box
    –noun 1. a container, case, or receptacle, usually rectangular, of wood, metal, cardboard, etc., and often with a lid or removable cover.

    But I happen to have one of Mike's in my collection that is both round and square.

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