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Project by josh posted 05-11-2014 04:04 AM 1441 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We have a pup (golden retriever). We have a friend (talented painter). Soooooo, Friend painted a sweet painting of our fuzzy pup and wife says I should make something for talented painter friend. I came up with this wall-hanging box with drawers. I put some key holes in the back so that one can hang it on the wall and not let the poor thing sit awkwardly on the floor. Some boxes just aren’t loved like mine are (sigh). I’d have more pics but this box is currently inside of a cardboard box awaiting the long trip to PA. I used all kinds a wood on this box. I went conservative on this box but should have added some creative spice seeing as the new owner is all artistic and would probably understand any outlandish creative notions.

Well that’s pretty much it.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan





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#1 posted 05-11-2014 04:08 AM

I like it. Maybe you will have started a new trend ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 05-11-2014 04:26 AM

The top is awesome.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#3 posted 05-11-2014 04:43 AM

I think it has enough art work to it with the top.

-- I have to remember this is a hobby..

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#4 posted 05-11-2014 10:58 AM

No doubt your artsy friend will like it! I sure do.

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#5 posted 05-11-2014 03:12 PM

Very artistically cool idea Josh!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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#6 posted 05-11-2014 03:49 PM

Thanks everyone!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#7 posted 05-11-2014 04:36 PM

Nice work, Josh.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 05-11-2014 04:53 PM

In the words of Monte Python, “Now for something really different!” and you nailed it!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#9 posted 05-11-2014 05:12 PM

Thank you, Charles and Old.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#10 posted 05-11-2014 08:31 PM

Holy crap! This is my first daily top 3. Ever. I may never attain such esteemed status again, so I’d better give some shout outs. First I’d like to thank all Lumberjocks around the world. I would next like to thank the Almighty Father Lord in Heaven because when I emerged into this world he said, “Well, there are plenty of engineers, waaaaaayyy too many landscapers and not enough cooks. Though, I don’t imagine you will fancy a spot in some south Chicago diner, so I won’t give you the skills to flip a burger or burn some bacon. No, to you I will give some artistic leanings. Whatever you do with that, be it painting, poetry or, gee, I don’t know, making cool boxes outta wood maybe? Yeah, so, have fun with that!” I am not sure if those were God’s exact words, so I quote-paraphrased-summarized. I would next like to thank wood. Without you, wood, my boxes would be made out of recycled tires or Barium Chloride or something crazy. We love you, wood!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#11 posted 05-11-2014 09:39 PM

Great piece

-- Norman

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#12 posted 05-12-2014 11:19 AM

Very nice , excellent job and the top and drawer fronts are beautiful….thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#13 posted 05-13-2014 01:31 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed Josh! Thank For Posting!

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#14 posted 05-15-2014 06:55 PM

Awesome I love the design

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#15 posted 05-19-2014 03:33 AM

I appreciate the comments, fellas!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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