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Project by Bill posted 05-24-2014 11:35 PM 2207 views 10 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These boxes are a mix of this.. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/100683 and this.. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/101268. It seams like there is never an end to this hobby of ours. One project gives way to another, and that one leads to still another. I get a kick out of trying new things and seeing what happens (It usually doesn’t get me into too much trouble as long as fireworks and beer aren’t involved) The tricky part of these was keeping the sides oriented once the outer layer of walnut was in place to keep the maple matched up so the grain wraps around after part of the walnut is carved away. These are 4×4x4, 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 05-24-2014 11:39 PM

You always manage to knock it out of the park. Thanks for sharing

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 05-24-2014 11:49 PM

very cool box. I like the design!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Roger

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#3 posted 05-25-2014 12:04 AM

This is so fantastic. Super nice build.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 05-25-2014 12:08 AM

I believe that it’s your imagination that keeps it moving. Great work sir.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 05-25-2014 01:59 AM

Looks like you’re having fun.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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deon

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#6 posted 05-25-2014 06:34 AM

True words, the exploration continues

-- Dreaming patterns

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aussiedave

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#7 posted 05-25-2014 10:54 AM

Very nice boxes…looks like you have hit on another winning theme…awesome.

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

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JoeinGa

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#8 posted 05-25-2014 11:29 AM

Wow, like a giant roasted marshmallow, dipped in chocolate!

VERY cool!

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

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stefang

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#9 posted 05-25-2014 11:31 AM

Cool design and they look great as a pair too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#10 posted 05-25-2014 02:12 PM

I see your creative genius is out of the box, so to speak! Well done! RH

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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Ken90712

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#11 posted 05-25-2014 03:03 PM

Great work, very creative.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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majuvla

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#12 posted 05-25-2014 05:00 PM

Those curves are verry nice detail on box. Wood colour contrast looks verry nice.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Rick

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#13 posted 05-26-2014 05:23 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

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Surfside

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#14 posted 05-27-2014 07:26 PM

Pretty cool! I like the idea and it’s very inspiring and unique. Awesome wood combination.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Eyal

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#15 posted 06-02-2014 03:38 AM

Very unique! It”s a beauty!

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