Turned Box

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Project by diggerdelaney posted 11-23-2014 05:59 PM 1192 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While waiting for some wood for my next project I thought I would get a little turning in so I produced this little box from an unknown piece of wood. It is finished with danish oil then buffed the three lines are there to disguise the joint between the lid and bottom, the lid has some texturing which is stained then gold wax is applied to highlight the texturing

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#1 posted 11-23-2014 06:11 PM

Nice looking. You didn’t give the size but I always find it fun to turn small things like that. They often become hostess gifts when we are invited out. Much better than a bunch of flowers that wilt or wine that is consumed and forgotten.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#2 posted 11-23-2014 06:16 PM

Sorry Les it is 3 1/2” tall and 3” at its widest

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#3 posted 11-23-2014 06:37 PM

Nicely done.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#4 posted 11-23-2014 06:38 PM

From someone that has done a lot of boxes I would like to tell you WELL done.

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#5 posted 11-23-2014 07:04 PM

Great job, love the chattering on the top as well as the rings on the body

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#6 posted 11-23-2014 09:04 PM

Very nicely done Derek,
Even though the timber species is unknown, it’s certainly beautiful.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#7 posted 11-23-2014 09:47 PM

Great work – I like how you hid the lid joint within the ring.


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#8 posted 11-24-2014 12:28 AM

Very nice looking.

-- Gary, Florida

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#9 posted 11-24-2014 03:18 AM

Very nice turning, like the texturing touch.

-- Tom D

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#10 posted 11-24-2014 06:32 PM

Hello Digger !

Very nice and fine work

I like it

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#11 posted 11-24-2014 08:29 PM

I saw this on the UK site Derek, well done, it is a fairly plain piece of timber but you have ramped it up with the subtle decoration, :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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