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Project by USAwoodArt posted 02-21-2016 04:39 AM 1285 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I rarely take progress photos of a box project. However I did for this box.
Cypress with Rosewood hinges

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 02-21-2016 06:32 AM

Thanks for posting this. Wondering if your just using lacquer finish? Beautiful grain! and of course flawless technique.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 02-21-2016 01:12 PM

Wow, way nice box. I like the treatment you apply to completely change the appearance of the square box. Nice work. And those wooden hinges, really nice.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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USAwoodArt

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#3 posted 02-21-2016 04:37 PM



Thanks for posting this. Wondering if your just using lacquer finish? Beautiful grain! and of course flawless technique.

- DocSavage45


Thanks…I used Danish Oil finish in this one Tom.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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USAwoodArt

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#4 posted 02-21-2016 04:38 PM



Wow, way nice box. I like the treatment you apply to completely change the appearance of the square box. Nice work. And those wooden hinges, really nice.

- Oldtool


Thanks…I just can’t seem to stop having fun making boxes

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 02-21-2016 06:01 PM

Thanks,

Only two clamps? I had all my clamps on my prototype. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 02-21-2016 08:09 PM

Fantastic looking box!

-- Sean Hollick ~ http://mrhollickwoodworking.blogspot.com

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USAwoodArt

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#7 posted 02-22-2016 12:12 AM

Tom…now you know the true meaning of the saying ” you can never have too many clamps”

Sean…thanks…

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#8 posted 02-22-2016 12:17 AM

Very nice work! Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking

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#9 posted 02-22-2016 12:34 AM

LOL!

FOR SURE!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 02-22-2016 12:54 AM

Very nice. Looks like it was soda blasted after sculpting?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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USAwoodArt

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#11 posted 02-22-2016 01:51 AM



Very nice. Looks like it was soda blasted after sculpting?

- gfadvm


Hey Andy…it was sand blasted. I have a sand blasting set up but i do not have any to blast soda.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#12 posted 02-22-2016 02:13 AM

Thanks for the quick reply

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 02-22-2016 02:39 AM

Stay at this sculpted box thing ….. you may get good at it.
...... you know that was really, really tongue in cheek right?
Another great piece and thanks for the how-to. Not that knowing the steps means that any of us could duplicate the creativity you display….....

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#14 posted 02-25-2016 07:02 AM

Wow the transformation of this storage box is breath-taking I must say. Who knew some little details and careful crafting could create such a majestic masterpiece such as this. Good job and looking forward to see more of your beautiful creations.

-- Mel Brandle @ http://supercheapselfstorage.com.au/facilities/adelaide-service/

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