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Project by longgone posted 02-23-2015 04:48 PM 1073 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another one of my pieces of scrap bin oak that I made into a box and weatherizationized …I used my router to create the design then I sandblasted it and finished it off with an ammonia fuming…followed by 3 coats of lacquer.





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 02-23-2015 05:48 PM

Greg,

I have scrap bin envy. You Da Man!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 02-23-2015 06:09 PM

Interesting look. Kind of antique looking. Great use of scrap. Hope sales go well. I need a design that lets me use 4 or 5 different pieces of scrap for a box! I have a lot of that.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#3 posted 02-23-2015 06:40 PM

this one sure has that rustic charm, i like the routering you’re doing for design, boxes are always a wonderful place for keeping those treasures we come across in life, and this one will be a treasure box for some well deserving soul.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 02-23-2015 07:30 PM

Tom…when the scrap bin starts getting too full it is time to start doing something. Besides, I paid for all those scraps when they were full boards, so I might as well get something out of them.

Robert…I know several people that use numerous different wood types in making a box and achieve some really beautiful looking results. It’s easy to get hung up using just one or two woods.

grizzman… I call it Cajun homemade rustic. I hope people like it enough to buy it…and they can call it whatever they want.

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#5 posted 02-23-2015 11:56 PM

Ah hah! You have been a BBB…...BusyBoxBuilder

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#6 posted 02-27-2015 07:10 PM

Nice! The look you get from sandblasting is very unique.

-- "...building is far more gratifying that consuming" - Chris Schwarz

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#7 posted 02-27-2015 07:18 PM



Nice! The look you get from sandblasting is very unique.

- Jeff


Jeff…The sandblasting works nice because it takes such a short time in comparison to the time it would take nature to do the same

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