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Project by Josh posted 05-11-2014 04:04 AM 1829 views 6 times favorited 17 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.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania





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

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

-- Bob in WW ~ "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.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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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!

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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

Nice work, Josh.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#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.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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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!

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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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.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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

Very Nice Project Indeed Josh! Thank For Posting!

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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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!

-- Tree, wood, and box lover from Pennsylvania

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