Gary Rogowski and The Wood Whisperer Box

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Project by Mark Gipson posted 10-09-2014 08:33 AM 9269 views 13 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few months ago the Wood Whisperer site featured a box build with Gary Rogowski. Here is my version in two Thai hardwoods, makha and deng. The bottom is covered with handmade mulberry leaf paper. Finish is Osmo Poly X.

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#1 posted 10-09-2014 08:40 AM

It’s Beautiful, Love the lines and color of the wood. Great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 10-09-2014 12:23 PM

That is one beautiful piece. I love the way you did the bottom!!

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

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#3 posted 10-09-2014 01:35 PM

that looks great, what did you use to pin the ends? Are those dowels or brass pins?

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#4 posted 10-09-2014 01:37 PM

The pins are bamboo bbq skewers, just the right size.

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#5 posted 10-09-2014 02:29 PM

Very nice work I really like Gary’s design.

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#6 posted 10-09-2014 07:40 PM

Wonderfully done. The bottom is unusual and a nice touch.

-- Richard- Tulsa, Oklahoma

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#7 posted 10-09-2014 11:40 PM

Great looking box!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#8 posted 10-10-2014 03:04 AM

Very crisp and elegant, great work.

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#9 posted 10-10-2014 06:50 AM

Have to love that.
Thanks for sharing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#10 posted 01-29-2017 03:31 PM

very nice

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