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I made about 15 of these for Christmas gifts. Walnut is my favorite wood, love to run a rough sawn board through the planner.Waiting on the other side to see what pattern I’ve got this time.Added a few more pics thanks for looking.
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#1 posted 04-26-2007 12:35 AM
Woodnut, this one is a star. Great work, Did you keep one for yourself?
-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)
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#2 posted 04-26-2007 01:32 AM
Walnut is my favorite, too. You’ve convinced me to copy this one! Great looking finish,too.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#3 posted 04-26-2007 02:07 AM
Beautiful…I need a planer!!!
-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007
#4 posted 04-26-2007 04:15 AM
Thanks everyone for looking and yes my wife did make sure that she had one.
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#5 posted 04-26-2007 01:13 PM
Nice looking project woodnut. I’m with you as far as walnut goes. Sapwood and all, to me it give the wood character and contrast. You’re right about the planer. I just finished planing a bunch of walnut and you never know what you’re gonna get…..Sounds like Forest Gump. Good job anyway. jockmike
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#6 posted 04-26-2007 01:14 PM
As she should! What great Christmas presents! Lots of happy people in your neck of the woods, huh!
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#7 posted 04-26-2007 03:37 PM
how wonderful!I would have a hard time picking one—each one has such a unique design in the wood.
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#8 posted 04-27-2007 12:53 AM
Great looking project. Nice job. Can you update the tags to say walnut and magazinne rack. It will help finding it later.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware email@example.com †
#9 posted 04-27-2007 03:58 AM
New to the forum so I don’t know the ins and outs.I will update the tag
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#10 posted 04-27-2007 02:30 PM
They look great. I am currently looking for a project for this Christmas. HMM.
-- Hope Never fails
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#11 posted 04-27-2007 03:02 PM
Very nice work!
-- Jesus is Lord!
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#12 posted 07-17-2007 07:36 AM
This is a delightful project. I’m always looking for gift ideas and have marked this one as a possible for next Christmas.
-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://www.dpb-photos.com/
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#13 posted 07-17-2007 09:07 PM
Jeez that’s a good idea. A production run!
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
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#14 posted 11-07-2007 04:05 AM
terrific ! Great christmas gift idea !!!
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
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#15 posted 11-07-2007 04:56 AM
Totally missed these first time around! Nice job. I have the same wonder about what the planer and a clearcoat finish will reveal from the rough milled lumber.
-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.
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