3 boxes #3: 1 more box

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Blog entry by Dan'um Style posted 01-06-2014 02:46 AM 1516 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Grandson Weslee holding the box I made for his older brother Darron

materials used on this box
Spanish Cedar
Martin Luther King Cherry
Fiddleback Maple
Martin Luther King Cherry explained

Another Look into my Haunted Forest taped on the inside of lid …
link to Haunted Forest print
link to Haunted Forest tiles

Aromatic Spanish Cedar left unfinished on inside

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-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#1 posted 01-06-2014 03:49 AM

You’re keeping me entertained Dan’um. Nice story on the Martin Luther King Cherry.

-- Mama calls me Texcaster but my real name is Mr. Earl.

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#2 posted 01-06-2014 01:56 PM

I like what you do with these boxes. The strapping and the accent stones, multiple wood varieties, all make each one distinctively different, interesting, and real pretty. I don’t think I’d seen the story of the MLK cherry. Thanks for directing us to that. I live about a hundred miles north of Bartlett, know the area. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#3 posted 01-06-2014 03:06 PM

Another Beauty, Dan!

It is wonderful to know the history behind the wood used to make our projects.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 01-06-2014 04:35 PM

Another fantastic box!
Thanks for posting.

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#5 posted 01-06-2014 04:45 PM

It’s a very unusual design. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 01-06-2014 09:39 PM

Cute kid and cute box Danny Boy.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 01-06-2014 10:13 PM

Beautiful box.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 01-06-2014 10:49 PM

great box and an interesting story on the mlk cherry.thanks for sharing.

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#9 posted 01-12-2014 01:58 AM

i think I heard the MLK cherry before…still great story and awesome box…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 01-12-2014 03:52 AM

A totally unique and cool box,I like it like that.

-- wood crafting & classes

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Dan'um Style

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#11 posted 05-13-2015 12:18 AM

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#12 posted 05-13-2015 03:36 PM

Gorgeous boxes, Dan.
I love the tiles and frames,too.
Where can a guy from the sticks get some tiles like those?

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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