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My 2008 "Not Just Any Box" Winter Awards #1: I finally decided to enter!

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Blog entry by Dick, & Barb Cain posted 01-11-2008 02:51 AM 959 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I wasn’t planning on entering, but yesterday the bug bit me.

I usually like to use the material I have on hand, & I couldn’t find a 2×4, so I decided to make a box.

I drew up a pattern of what I wanted to make, & proceeded on my adventure.

That’s all I’m going to show you today is a picture of the piece of wood I’m using.

After all, this is top secret!

Continued!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1



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Russel

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#1 posted 01-11-2008 02:54 AM

Golly Gee. If I’d known it was supposed to be a secret I’d have posted more pictures of my shoes. That wood looks interesting though.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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Karson

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#2 posted 01-11-2008 03:05 AM

Looks like wood Dick (unless its Formica) so that part of what you are making is OK.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 01-11-2008 03:07 AM

good start, 007!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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GaryK

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#4 posted 01-11-2008 04:03 AM

It’s definitely wood. What is it? Spalted maple?

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 01-11-2008 05:04 AM

That’s wood alright!

so far so good.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#6 posted 01-11-2008 07:10 AM

I’m sorry for being such a tease.

I’ll spill the beans tomorrow.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Douglas Bordner

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#7 posted 01-11-2008 09:08 AM

Must be Kentucky Coffee Bean Tree wood.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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rikkor

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#8 posted 01-11-2008 11:47 AM

A bean box?

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jockmike2

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#9 posted 01-11-2008 06:54 PM

I’d look at the picture, but then I’d have to kill myself. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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