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Project by Norwegian posted 2022 days ago 1703 views 6 times favorited 12 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 2022 days ago

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 2022 days ago

Sweet looking box!

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

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Russel

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#3 posted 2022 days ago

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 2022 days ago

Very beautiful box indeed.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Bigbuck

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#5 posted 2022 days ago

Very nice box

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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jim1953

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#6 posted 2022 days ago

Great Lookin Box Like the Splines

-- Jim, Kentucky

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WispWoods

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#7 posted 2022 days ago

Nice job wrapping the grain!

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

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Dominic Vanacora

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#8 posted 2019 days ago

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 2019 days ago

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 1559 days ago

very nice box

-- Smitty!!!

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bigike

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#11 posted 1559 days ago

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 723 days ago

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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