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Project by Grumpy posted 12-04-2015 10:42 PM 907 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are made from Congo mahogany & finished with wipe on poly.
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https://www.google.com.au/search?q=congo+mahogany&rlz=1C1DVCF_enAU395AU395&espv=2&biw=1024&bih=709&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwib4rmZosPJAhXJHZQKHRziBHAQsAQITg
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-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python





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#1 posted 12-05-2015 01:00 AM

Nice turnings. That is some beautiful wood.

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

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#2 posted 12-05-2015 01:01 AM

Beautiful Boxes. Whatare the tops.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#3 posted 12-05-2015 02:16 AM

Thanks Dave & Karson.
I get the tops from my wood supplier they look like bronze & have coloured glass jewels. Cost $4.60 to $5AU

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#4 posted 12-05-2015 03:32 AM

Very elegant, Tony!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 12-05-2015 04:23 AM

Thanks Jim

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#6 posted 12-05-2015 06:29 AM

Very lovely, Tony. Where do the tops come from? And, please to tell about the coloring.

-- Mark

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#7 posted 12-05-2015 07:44 PM

They will make great Xmas presents Grumps, great looking timber cheers
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#8 posted 12-05-2015 10:41 PM

Thanks Pete & Mark
Mark, I get them from ‘Trend Timbers’
http://www.trendtimbers.com.au/project-parts.php

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#9 posted 12-07-2015 11:16 PM

Nice looking boxes Grumpy.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#10 posted 12-08-2015 12:34 AM

Thanks John

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 12-26-2015 04:59 PM

Super nice Grumps

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#12 posted 12-28-2015 02:06 AM

Thanks Roger.

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#13 posted 09-03-2017 01:59 PM

Grumpy, I love these potpourrie boxws, Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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