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Project by happy_budah posted 07-30-2009 02:40 AM 1822 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

-- the journy of a thousand miles begins with a single step " Lou-Tzu"





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patron

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#1 posted 07-30-2009 02:43 AM

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 07-30-2009 02:49 AM

Good box nice woods too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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John Stegall

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#3 posted 07-30-2009 02:54 AM

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

-- jstegall

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#4 posted 07-30-2009 05:10 PM

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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blockhead

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#5 posted 07-31-2009 10:47 PM

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 09-21-2009 11:33 PM

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

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

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#7 posted 09-21-2009 11:36 PM

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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