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A couple of small boxes

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Project by Bill posted 05-01-2014 01:08 PM 2560 views 16 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first box is ambrosia maple with a maple lid. It’s some kind of freakish burl, voids are filled with brass powder. The second box is blood-wood and maple, with a bit of bark included. They are 4×4x4ish, and finished with wipe on poly.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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Kaleb the Swede

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#1 posted 05-01-2014 01:16 PM

Those are some gorgeous pieces of work there Great job

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#2 posted 05-01-2014 01:30 PM

Very nice boxes, Bill. You have some of the prettiest wood!!.............Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 05-01-2014 01:43 PM

Nice ones. I’m not generally a fan of sculpted boxes, but it works nicely here.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#4 posted 05-01-2014 01:45 PM

Those are beautiful and I notice that scallop cuts on the side. I like that! Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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bushmaster

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#5 posted 05-01-2014 01:48 PM

you sure come up with some interesting wood and how to bring out the beauty, nice application and work.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 05-01-2014 02:34 PM

Wonderful boxes the woods are really knock outs.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 05-01-2014 02:39 PM

Beautiful looking boxes. Nice choice of woods.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#8 posted 05-01-2014 02:56 PM

Somehow you always find the coolest wood. Beautiful work as always.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#9 posted 05-01-2014 03:20 PM

They are all beautiful. I love the woods that you used.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 05-01-2014 04:25 PM

Bill,

We all think the same thing.Wow! Truly the mental in experimental. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#11 posted 05-01-2014 08:47 PM

Sweet looking boxes!

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#12 posted 05-01-2014 08:58 PM

Nice work, beutifull Wood.!

-- Bard son of iver

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#13 posted 05-01-2014 10:30 PM

beautiful boxes….nice touches with the bark….I really like them….

-- regards, cyclops4069

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#14 posted 05-01-2014 10:38 PM

Your work is enamoring.

-- Gary, Florida

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#15 posted 05-01-2014 10:40 PM

all the boxes are beautiful.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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