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Painted Beech Box

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Project by Dalbergian posted 08-28-2009 07:23 AM 911 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a simple turned box using Beech that I recycled from an old table leg,yet another find just round the corner from my flat.I find Beech to be a rather dull wood,I’m spoiled using exotics,so I decided to pep this up with some enamel paint.Its 60mm in diameter & 83mm tall.

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#1 posted 08-28-2009 07:39 AM

fun and cool

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#2 posted 08-28-2009 11:50 AM

Sweet! The painting really made the piece POP! I believe you’re on to something. :)

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#3 posted 08-28-2009 05:35 PM

What a quaint little piece, and I love how you recycled the wood. The black top looks like a natural wood from afar. These would make nice gifts, especially with a pair of your earrings. I imagine they would sell quite well.

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#4 posted 08-28-2009 07:54 PM

Nice box and the paint spruces it up.

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