A project from some walnut

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Project by Greg the Cajun Wood Artist posted 02-27-2016 05:15 AM 1191 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got some nice walnut last week and all week it has been bugging me seeing it sitting there on the rack.
Therefore, it is no longer sitting on the rack but is sitting on my workbench. It had some sapwood in it and after cutting it off I used them for the lift and a back accent.
The bottom is lined with Ostrich skin.
It is 9.5”x 6.5” x 3.5”

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

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#1 posted 02-27-2016 05:36 AM

this does it for me dude,and the ostrich skin bottom rocks it,enough said.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 02-27-2016 06:00 AM

You really integrated everything with this one. Sapwood works for me! A wow piece! I even like the wooden hinges LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 02-27-2016 02:29 PM

I didn’t even know ‘gators played basketball…...

I like the accents too.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#4 posted 02-27-2016 04:05 PM

I didn t even know gators played basketball…...

I like the accents too.

- shipwright

Paul…Down here in Louisiana anything is possible…!

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

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#5 posted 02-27-2016 05:17 PM

Looks terrific. the built in hinges are a great touch, I wonder if you could integrate Jerry’s “Invisible hinge” into one of these?

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#6 posted 02-27-2016 11:24 PM

Beautiful box and great way to use the sapwood. Thanks for sharing

-- Leafherder

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#7 posted 02-29-2016 05:03 PM

love the wood hinges

-- vonfalken

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