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Project by Norwegian posted 01-12-2009 09:33 PM 2032 views 6 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi,

Had some walnut left from my previous project, and made a box during Christmas hollidays. It was my first try to do french polishing. It’s difficult to see the “shine” at the pictures, but my self was pleased with the result.

-- Norwegian (living in Sarpsborg, Norway) http://www.masur.no





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MickeyD

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#1 posted 01-12-2009 09:47 PM

The box is beautiful. I’m not sure what “French Polishing” is but it is beautiful.

-- -Willing to try

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 01-12-2009 09:48 PM

Sweet looking box!

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

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Russel

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#3 posted 01-12-2009 10:31 PM

Very nice box. I’m a big fan of walnut and you’ve got some really attractive examples there.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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woodworm

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#4 posted 01-13-2009 02:59 AM

Very beautiful box indeed.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Bigbuck

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#5 posted 01-13-2009 04:15 AM

Very nice box

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#6 posted 01-13-2009 05:26 AM

Great Lookin Box Like the Splines

-- Jim, Kentucky

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WispWoods

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#7 posted 01-13-2009 06:21 AM

Nice job wrapping the grain!

-- - You begin thinking less, and feeling more.

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Dominic Vanacora

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#8 posted 01-16-2009 01:13 AM

You did wrap the grain, Nice job.
I’ve been working with black/walnut and like to use the color to make lighter color woods show better like maple. Just like you did with the inside of the box.
The natual color looks great, just the way mother nature intended.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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SteveKorz

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#9 posted 01-16-2009 01:18 AM

Beautiful… I love that shine!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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woodsmithshop

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#10 posted 04-21-2010 01:50 AM

very nice box

-- Smitty!!!

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bigike

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#11 posted 04-21-2010 01:59 AM

great work! looks like an airloom box.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Sirgreggins

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#12 posted 08-03-2012 04:21 PM

Nice first attempt with the french polish. First time i tried was on my first guitar. It didnt look quite as good haha

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#13 posted 12-15-2015 03:52 PM

French polishing, how much time dd did you put in to it?

-- Dr C

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 12-15-2015 09:45 PM

It’s a very elegant box and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://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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