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Project by Bill posted 05-26-2014 01:28 AM 1632 views 6 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This 10×7x4 inch curly maple and cherry box was built upon request for a graduate. The heart is power carved, and the lift is made from rosewood. It’s always a pleasure building something knowing where it’s going ahead of time. Finished with wipe on poly, waxed and buffed.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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Northwest29

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#1 posted 05-26-2014 01:49 AM

Nicely done – love the shaped heart.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Peter Brown

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#2 posted 05-26-2014 02:42 AM

Really cool effect with the power carving!

Beautiful box!

-- Peter Brown - Collector of WD-40 and wood splinters

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 05-26-2014 03:07 AM

Bill that is one beautiful box. It will make an excellent gift. You are really craning them out!!!!!!!!!!!!

.................Jim

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

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#4 posted 05-26-2014 04:51 AM

Very awesome box. The wood combination works well together and the sculpting adds class. It is a gift that will be really appreciated.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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Rick

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#5 posted 05-26-2014 04:56 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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stefang

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#6 posted 05-26-2014 10:20 AM

Cool!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 05-26-2014 10:24 AM

Very nice. The heart is a great touch.

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

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Roger

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#8 posted 05-26-2014 11:18 AM

Tis a beauty!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Norman1

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#9 posted 05-26-2014 11:21 AM

Very cool looking box. Very well done.

-- Michael A. Norman

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aussiedave

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#10 posted 05-26-2014 11:30 AM

Excellent box and the sculpted lid is awesome…as always awesome job.

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

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Gary

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#11 posted 05-26-2014 01:27 PM

Exceptional design and craftsmanship.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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Ronald G Campbell

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#12 posted 05-26-2014 02:03 PM

I like this. Very well done

-- Ron Campbell https://www.facebook.com/ronald.g.campbell

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 05-26-2014 02:39 PM

Wow! This box is very impressive. You did a fine job on it.

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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MontanaBob

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#14 posted 05-26-2014 09:23 PM

Outstanding…

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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woodn

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#15 posted 05-26-2014 11:20 PM

Outstanding! That heart is a creative masterpiece. Elegant.

-- Bob

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