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Project by bosum3919 posted 03-04-2016 12:30 AM 912 views 2 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Box is approximately 10”W x 8”D x 6”H. Wood is Poplar with hand painted Dogwoods. Interior of box is flocked in hunter green with one removable tray and a mirror in the lid. Thanks for taking the time to look. Comments are always welcome.

-- Bob





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#1 posted 03-04-2016 12:54 AM

Very nice looking box Bob! Nice design!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 03-04-2016 02:13 AM

Bob that is one nice box and I love the flower design it gives it a fresh spring like look. This is done with marquetry ?

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#3 posted 03-04-2016 02:41 AM

Tony – thanks for the really nice compliment. It is certainly appreciated.

Klaus – thanks for your compliment as well. No this is not marquetry. These are hand painted using oils. This box was a colabration.

-- Bob

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#4 posted 03-04-2016 03:41 AM

Very nice! Could you comment on the finish you used and how that works over the painted dogwoods?

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#5 posted 03-04-2016 03:45 AM

The flower design looks fantastic.

-- Julian

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#6 posted 03-04-2016 03:58 AM

Beautiful work Bob and the interior is well thought out, sure is a great design!

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#7 posted 03-04-2016 04:12 AM

BB1 – thanks for the compliment. As for your question, the bare wood was sanded to 220, then stain was applied for the overall background and it was resanded. The oil painting was then completed over several days allowing time for the oils to dry. Then several coats of deft were applied to protect the painting. Easy peasy. Thanks for looking.

Julian – thanks for looking and commenting.

Wahoo – thanks for looking and you flattering comment.

-- Bob

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#8 posted 03-04-2016 05:04 AM

Had me followed that it was marquetry as well! But then it is sometimes called painting in wood! Looks great!

-- Madburg WA

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bosum3919

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#9 posted 03-04-2016 01:07 PM

MadBurg – it wasn’t my intention to fool anyone, just a different idea for a box along with a different canvas for a painting. Thanks for the view and the compliment.

-- Bob

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#10 posted 03-04-2016 01:17 PM

Very nice, a real springtime theme box.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#11 posted 03-04-2016 02:34 PM

Bob – thanks for the view and compliment. It’s getting to be spring time in my corner of the world. Montana won’t be far behind.

-- Bob

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#12 posted 03-04-2016 02:48 PM

This box is absolutely beautiful. I love everything about it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 03-04-2016 02:56 PM

Very nice Bob.

When doing your flocking do you use the glue that comes with the fibers or do you use enamel paint? I’ve been using enamel paint and am very happy with it, though it comes with fumes it’s not near as strong as the fiber glue. I buy it by the quart and it last much longer.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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bosum3919

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#14 posted 03-04-2016 03:24 PM

Charles – I am very please with your comment. Thanks.

Randy – We are still using glue on the flocking. It was all bought as a kit before I read about your technique. We are going to give it a try. Just haven’t gone to town to get the paint mixed up yet.

-- Bob

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#15 posted 03-04-2016 03:26 PM

Oh my gosh – just beautiful I could go on and on but – - – ‹(•¿•)›

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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