Spalted Dogwood fiddle back bandsaw box

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Project by otindashop posted 05-02-2014 08:16 PM 880 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is spalted fiddleback Dogwood. Dimensions are 9”w X 8”h. The finish is first a lacquer coat all over to protect and seal the spalting. Then I used Arm-R-seal oil and urethane finish, 5 coats and then paste wax. The sanding was done with 400 grit and the paste wax applied with 4/0 steel wool.

For those of you outside the Pacific Northwest, there is a tradition of lore which says that “when the Dogwood are blooming, the Spring Salmon are running.”

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#1 posted 05-02-2014 10:09 PM

Nice timber and an interesting design, well done!

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#2 posted 05-02-2014 10:32 PM

That is a very cool design !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#3 posted 05-03-2014 01:31 AM

Beautiful bandsaw box! For some reason I’m really drawn to fiddle back maple. ;)

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#4 posted 05-03-2014 10:49 AM

very cool piece, great work

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