weed pot

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Project by jlb posted 04-11-2009 09:27 AM 1472 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This weed pot is turned out of paralam with the top and bottom cherry.

-- Jim, Ca,

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#1 posted 04-11-2009 10:13 AM

That looks really interesting! Love the name… and what species was that growing out of the top (Sorry, I had to ask!... you are from CA right?) ;-)

What kind of finish is that? It looks like really really smooth texture, very contridicting to the looks of the material, great work!

-- Nicholas, Cabinet/Furniture Maker, Blue Hill, Maine

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#2 posted 04-11-2009 02:29 PM

I like it, but it deserves a single red rose.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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#3 posted 04-11-2009 03:35 PM

Weed pot? Isn’t that redundant? Nice er…,pot, though.

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

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#4 posted 04-11-2009 03:50 PM

The top must come off…perfect stash box man.

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#5 posted 04-11-2009 03:52 PM

Very nice! Where’s the weed?

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#6 posted 04-11-2009 05:13 PM

I really like the The design an material particularly paralam .

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 04-12-2009 06:30 AM

Looks great. What is paralam? A couple of sheep? Seriously, I don’t know what it is.

-- Scott - Houston, Texas

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#8 posted 04-12-2009 08:38 AM

Ok, I’m a little slow. I didn’t make the connection of the words and the other”material”. At least we know who the brownie lovers are. The term “weed pot” is commonly used by wood turners as a vessel with a small hole in which dried flowers are placed. My bad. Here to fore the vessels will be called “deceased flower repository” to avoid any confusion. As to the paralam—this is a material made similar to laminated beams used in building construction with the difference being that veneer strips are used instead of lumber

-- Jim, Ca,

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#9 posted 04-12-2009 08:57 AM

Nice work and thanks for the clarification on the material used

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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#10 posted 03-10-2011 09:08 PM

Nice, I dig the paralam it gives it a cool look

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#11 posted 01-11-2012 08:12 AM

Awesome, that paralam looks great next to the cherry, the composition is very pleasing. Makes me wanna get my hands on some… paralam.

-- -Jacob Turetsky, Industrial Designer

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