Birdseye Pine Box

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Project by cobbler posted 2135 days ago 5563 views 7 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In my never ending hunt for different and unique types of woods, I ran across some Birdseye pine the other day. After watching it sit against the wall for a few weeks, I decided to make a simple box with it. I didn’t want anything to fancy, b/c I felt the wood could speak for itself. Hope you enjoy.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#1 posted 2135 days ago

Great job. That think the wood defiantly speaks for itself.

-- -- Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of a woodturner.

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#2 posted 2135 days ago

That is some wild looking pine, and you did it proud. Good job!!!!!

-- Richard

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#3 posted 2135 days ago

Wow. Wonder what causes the birds eye pattern to form.

-- Always do the Right Thing the Right Way the First Time - if you can figure out what that is! Ken, Spring Branch, TX

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#4 posted 2135 days ago

That is some nice looking pine

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#5 posted 2135 days ago

Kewald, I don`t know what causes it. I`ve never seen it in
pine. You mostly see it in maple and cherry. Maybe someone will tell us about it.
Thanks for the comment.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#6 posted 2135 days ago

Never seen pine like that before.


-- Woody, UK

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#7 posted 2135 days ago

I really like the way you bookmatched the lid. Cool box!

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#8 posted 2135 days ago

Beautiful birdseye pine. Thanks for posting.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#9 posted 2135 days ago

Gotta love the birdseye pine! I still have maybe 12 bf of it left from my last box. Nice job!

-- Never pet a burning dog...

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#10 posted 2135 days ago

I have never seen the likes of that wood Cobbler. Stunning!

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business.

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#11 posted 2135 days ago

Very cool and unique!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#12 posted 2135 days ago

never seen that in pine either. cool wood.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#13 posted 2135 days ago

Really really interesting. great choice

-- It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.

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#14 posted 2135 days ago

Very interesting… I really like the wood… never heard of birdseye pine tho.

Great job, well done!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#15 posted 2134 days ago

Amazing piece of wood. I think your use of it is spot on – simple design lets the wood do the talking.

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