spalted sliding lid mahogany box

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Project by coloradoclimber posted 11-19-2008 03:35 AM 1610 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another xmas gift. A couple coats of tung oil, couple coats of shellac, rubbed on wax to shine it up.

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#1 posted 11-19-2008 03:52 AM

Love the lid! Outstanding job.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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#2 posted 11-19-2008 04:25 AM


Are these called “candle boxes”?

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 11-19-2008 05:14 AM

Love that spalting!

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

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#4 posted 11-19-2008 05:30 AM

The spalted lid adds a great effect.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 11-19-2008 05:45 AM

Beautiful top! Someone’s getting a great Christmas gift.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#6 posted 11-19-2008 05:50 AM

Very nice box and the top is beautiful.

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

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#7 posted 11-19-2008 05:51 AM

Excellent wood choices!

I just finished some of these, almost ready to post them, I think you’ll like the lid addition I added….


-- Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. -Carl Sagan

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#8 posted 11-19-2008 07:03 AM

Great looking piece of wood

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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#9 posted 11-19-2008 03:37 PM

Beautiful, nothing else to say.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Thos. Angle

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#10 posted 11-19-2008 05:38 PM

Pretty, pretty. Very well done.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#11 posted 11-20-2008 05:34 AM

Thanks for the comments everyone. I do enjoy making the boxes and they seem to be appreciated by the recipients.

JC, I looked at your projects, you do some nice work. I particularly like your veneers and inlays. I’m looking forward to your new posts.

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#12 posted 08-05-2009 05:45 PM

The Spalted lid really adds alot to this piece.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#13 posted 08-06-2009 07:19 AM

cool box

-- Custom furniture

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