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This is a sculpted box made of cedar with a flaming box elder inlaid heart. Thanks for taking a look.
-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks
Oct 02, 2014
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#1 posted 10-01-2014 11:11 PM
Nice Joey, Like the way you finish that cedar out…....... ;-j
-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.
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#2 posted 10-01-2014 11:47 PM
Beautiful box! Your inlay came out really well!
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#3 posted 10-01-2014 11:47 PM
Great job. Love the sculpture. Love the cedar with all the color. Thanks
-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon
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#4 posted 10-01-2014 11:47 PM
Wow Joey, Who knew cedar could look that good? The box elder is a perfect complement. What did you finish that with?
You’ve been MIA but glad to see you back.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
#5 posted 10-02-2014 12:05 AM
It’s my old stand by Andy. Polycrylic gloss
#6 posted 10-02-2014 12:06 AM
I knew you were gonna say that! Polyacrylic gloss NEVER looks like that for me.
#7 posted 10-02-2014 12:15 AM
I spray it on with a gravity fed sprayer at about 50lbs of pressure.
#8 posted 10-02-2014 12:36 AM
AhHA, I haven’t tried spraying with my sprayer! My set up does work great with Spar so I’ll try the Polyacrylic. Thanks.
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#9 posted 10-02-2014 12:43 AM
Turned out beautiful and as I was getting into woodworking 4 years ago, my mentor told me then…..”your finish is 75% of your project. If you screw up the finish, you screw up the project.” You, my friend, did a GREAT finish on this!
-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!
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#10 posted 10-02-2014 12:44 AM
Love the way you tied it together with the cedar sap wood and the white of the box elder.
-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.
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#11 posted 10-02-2014 02:02 AM
Gorgeous !.....Great work !
-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once
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#12 posted 10-02-2014 03:22 AM
Interesting combination of colours. Sculpturing turned great.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
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#13 posted 10-02-2014 09:43 AM
Love it. The heart is awesome.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
#14 posted 10-02-2014 02:13 PM
Thanks everyone. Hope you all have been.
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#15 posted 10-02-2014 02:35 PM
This box is amazingly beautiful.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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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