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Wedding Box Finished

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Project by James Lango posted 10-05-2008 12:13 AM 1683 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Talk about last minute… Yesterday morning i completed the gift box by brushing on one coat of Boiled linseed oil. She’s not wet, but could use some more dry time.
Otherwise all done. I ended up staining it with Minwax redwood. In the past I was not happy with the finish linseed oil gave. On this project- I brushed it on, waited a little, then used a clean cloth to wipe excess. I have to say that I very much like the look of this box. Too bad it’s going to another home. I hope they enjoy it! and thanks for all your comments.

-- Longovette@Roadrunner.com





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TreeBones

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#1 posted 10-05-2008 12:37 AM

Very nice, well done. I know what it’s like to give away a project that you are proud of and would like to keep. These are some of the best. I’m sure the recipients will love it.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 10-05-2008 02:28 AM

Nice work. Design, construction, finish… all look great.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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brianinpa

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#3 posted 10-05-2008 06:12 AM

That grain pattern is awesome. Nice work.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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Robb

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#4 posted 10-05-2008 01:24 PM

I’m with Brian – love that grain! Good selection. The keys in the miters look really good too. I like how you angled the upper two.

-- Robb

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sharad

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#5 posted 10-05-2008 08:18 PM

A very good wedding box. The lid is very nicely designed. No wonder you will feel sorry for parting with it. But you can always make more.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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davidtheboxmaker

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#6 posted 10-06-2008 09:12 AM

Beautiful box. Very nice grain on the side, and a strong lid panel. That’s a great gift.

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