Spalted-Block BS box

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Project by jaykaypur posted 06-24-2014 12:01 PM 2076 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A simple BS box out of spalted maple and finished with various oils and waxes. Measures 8” x 5” x 3 1/2”. Thanks for the looks and comments.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 06-24-2014 12:06 PM

Very cool. Your imagination is great.

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

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#2 posted 06-24-2014 12:10 PM

Great idea and a very pretty piece of wood.

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#3 posted 06-24-2014 12:46 PM

very nice idea

-- Gintaras,

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#4 posted 06-24-2014 01:37 PM

I like the natural look. Good work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 06-24-2014 01:51 PM

That is a gorgeous chunk of wood!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 06-24-2014 03:40 PM

great little box. With the seamless continuation of the grain pattern it took a few moments for my eyes to adjust their perspective and see cut-out centre section. very nice.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 06-24-2014 05:22 PM

beautiful box, I have some cherry I want to try one with.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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Nathan H.

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#8 posted 06-24-2014 05:38 PM

Wow at first glance you cant see the seam. Without reading the description I was thinking “what a beautiful block of wood…” Nice box though, great choice of material!

-- - Nathan H., Iowa

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#9 posted 06-24-2014 09:23 PM

I like how you kept the “Live Edge” on this box.
This is for sure a Great piece!!!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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Gene Howe

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#10 posted 06-24-2014 09:27 PM

Really nice.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#11 posted 06-24-2014 11:42 PM

Wow! cool!!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#12 posted 06-25-2014 05:19 AM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#13 posted 06-30-2014 12:57 AM

great idea, and perfectly done!

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