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Project by happy_budah posted 1726 days ago 1761 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i recently came in to some uh free time and when the wife came back we had some new adirondack chairs and this new box. im still no sure about the lid (i was going for the japaneese style) i ran it accross the table saw at a 45 degree and gradualy raised the blade. the bottom is 1/4 inch ply wood with SAPLE? venieer, sides are leopard wood, legs are maple and the top is spalted maple or sycamore not sure if there is an easier way to shape the top aside from the belt sander im all ears….. i used a curved card scraper where possible but the wood is verry verry soft. so far only 1 coat of toung oil, many more to follow
thanks

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patron

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#1 posted 1726 days ago

nice box ,
and i bet a happy surprise for the wife .
so if left alone you will build something ?
good choice !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 1726 days ago

Good box nice woods too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1726 days ago

I think you got your Japanese style. Good looking box!

-- jstegall

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#4 posted 1725 days ago

Beautiful box, nice combination of woods. Nice build.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 1724 days ago

Great job! The woods are amazing!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#6 posted 1672 days ago

Nice piece. Where do you get all this beautiful wood?

-- Jerry Boshear, Professional Kitchen Designer, amature woodworker.

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#7 posted 1672 days ago

Yes I love this .A really nice use of different woods to bring out the colours.So a ten out of ten.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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