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Project by Dan posted 11-28-2015 12:23 AM 1427 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

5” x 3 3/4”

I’ve been working towards a style that appeals to me for small boxes. This seems to be pretty close. I have gone through probably a dozen variations and it looks like this one is the winner. ha ha.

One thing I’ve come across that has really made things easier is a product called “Micro-Spun Towels”. I’ve been using it to apply the Shellac and Arm-R-Seal and it just rubs on with no problems. You can go back over it and smooth out the finish, its really nice. I got it at Rockler, it was 10 bucks for a pack of 5, 16” by 16”sheets.

Anyway, thanks for looking

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#1 posted 11-28-2015 01:20 AM

Nice looking box. Well done.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#2 posted 11-28-2015 03:33 AM

The style looks great and so does the wood. Sounds like you are getting ready for a little production.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 11-28-2015 04:48 AM

Thanks Drew. I do think along those lines, but no specific plan yet.

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#4 posted 11-28-2015 06:01 AM

Really beautiful

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 11-28-2015 01:59 PM

Thanks Monte.

-- If I knew who it was and what they are doing perhaps I could defend myself...

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#6 posted 11-28-2015 02:01 PM

Thanks Dave. (Double DD) inadvertently left out your name above.

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#7 posted 11-28-2015 02:15 PM

It’s a very nice box, Daniel.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 11-30-2015 12:57 AM

Absolutely beautiful, great craftsmanship!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#9 posted 11-30-2015 04:04 PM

Thanks Jerry.

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