Another Paint Brush Box

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Project by robscastle posted 08-13-2014 08:47 AM 1299 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made under similar circumstances to Rogers post.


Simple butt joints
External hinges at the back
A small clasp lock on the front
Vanessa engraved with the Milescraft lettering set
Filled with Red Flocking
Overall finish is Polyurethane.

Just in case the 6 picture police catch me I only have the three photos!!

-- Regards Rob

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#1 posted 08-13-2014 11:02 AM

Nicely done Rob. I like the flocking in the letters. Way cool.

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

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#2 posted 08-13-2014 12:22 PM

Good one Robert!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Mr M's Woodshop

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#3 posted 08-13-2014 05:00 PM

And I’ll bet Vanessa smiled, too. Good job!

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA,

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#4 posted 08-13-2014 05:01 PM

This is a nice practical box.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 08-13-2014 05:18 PM

Another COOL brush box…

... but butt… ? :) LOL


-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#6 posted 08-13-2014 10:37 PM

Thanks everyone for the comments,

I checked out the production of this paint brush box

I made it in November 2009 for my daughter in law
She is very artistic but being a young mother limited in resources at the time.

Yes she did smile !!

It has got to be one of my earlest wood working projects I had done as in 2009 I was still employed then!

I also made my son a pen holder from the offcuts, its still sitting in his office today!

The image is created by tapered layered sanding

I will have to see if I can find the first ever project I did and post it challenging LJs to post also
Looking back in hindsight what a clanger it is going to be, but at the time no doubt a treasure inspiring more work and developing skills.

-- Regards Rob

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David Dean

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#7 posted 08-14-2014 10:09 AM

nice work.

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