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2nd Aurora PD Commemorative Box--The Blues Continue

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Project by Durnik150 posted 09-30-2009 12:16 AM 1609 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know this is a little repetetive but cops wear blue and blue signifies the job. This is the second of 2 boxes based on an idea brought up in one of the Forum boards.

The wood here is Blue Mahoe which apparently is the national tree of Jamaica. I used trans-tint blue dye to get the color I was looking for. The box is a pretty simple band saw box and is 5 1/2” tall, 5” wide, and 5” deep. The drawer is flocked in, you guessed it, navy BLUE fibers.

The mini-badge is one I have had around for a while and decided to place on the top of a couple of boxes to see how it looks. The pull is of brushed pewter.

Thanks for taking a look!

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO





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Loucarb

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#1 posted 09-30-2009 12:31 AM

Another nice box. That wood really nice.

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#2 posted 09-30-2009 01:04 AM

I must say… your boxes are very interesting!
I really love the different colors you use.
This blue one is stunning!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#3 posted 09-30-2009 02:13 AM

Very nice box, beautiful color. No wonder blue is my favorite :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 09-30-2009 03:39 AM

Blue is good. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#5 posted 09-30-2009 04:22 AM

The color is excellent.

I like the transtint stains, you get the color and fully see the grain.

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#6 posted 09-30-2009 02:00 PM

Nice work, Charles.

-- James - www.walnutweasel.wordpress.com

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#7 posted 09-30-2009 02:55 PM

The shape is nice.
The color is WOW !!!

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#8 posted 09-30-2009 05:26 PM

good job, nice box

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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