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This is another attempt at a box. it is made of Poplar stained with Bronze Walnut , the top is oak, walnut crotch and a small strip of maple. finished with gloss lacquer.
-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none
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#1 posted 08-16-2009 02:51 AM
Mike, this is a nice box. I was going to say little until I saw the photo of your daughter with the box. The walnut and maple additions to the lid add visual interest to the box.
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#2 posted 08-16-2009 02:53 AM
Wow that is a nice piece of walnut. It looks like someone may be thinking of claiming this as her’s!
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#3 posted 08-16-2009 03:04 AM
BEAUTIFUL !! : )
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#4 posted 08-16-2009 03:32 AM
Nice design, and the figure on that top is MAGNIFICENT! (Good job on the model, too.) :-)
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#5 posted 08-16-2009 03:48 AM
Great Lookin Box
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#6 posted 08-16-2009 04:23 AM
Nice box Mike
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#7 posted 08-16-2009 04:31 AM
Nice looking box – you did a great job and I love the walnut crotch insert set off by the maple strip… it really works well. Your little one appears to have a firm grip on the box – I think it is hers. Don’t imagine you refuse her much anyway, right?
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#8 posted 08-16-2009 04:32 AM
Gorgeous box, the mixed woods are great.
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#9 posted 08-16-2009 07:13 AM
fantastic box and wood , a cute little sweetie and nice table
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#10 posted 08-16-2009 08:17 AM
Very nice box. The wood choices are fantastic. The wulnut crotch is set off nicely by that maple stip in the lid.
Great job. Keep it up.
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#11 posted 08-16-2009 09:23 AM
the wood is just so pretty…a great selection for the top.
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#12 posted 08-16-2009 02:30 PM
griff,The walnut is just beautiful. The maple strip accentuates it well. Nothing sets walnut off any better than that smile on your model, though. Keep up the good work.
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#13 posted 08-16-2009 09:31 PM
That box top is a real winner. Great walnut, excellent finish.
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#14 posted 08-19-2009 08:20 PM
Beautiful selection of woods.This is a very nice box,great job.What a pretty model you have :-)
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#15 posted 09-25-2009 11:38 AM
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