or Join Now!
These little boxes are made to show off the beautifull pansy shells that are only found in a small area on the coast of south africa
-- Johan, South Africa, www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za
home | projects | blog
162 posts in 2451 days
Preview this project card
2388 posts in 2386 days
#1 posted 11-24-2009 12:34 AM
Great looking box. Those pantsy shells look similar to the sand dollar shell here in the states. Are they the same?
4036 posts in 2229 days
#2 posted 11-24-2009 01:26 AM
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Crockett (USN Retired)
852 posts in 2674 days
#3 posted 11-24-2009 04:25 AM
I agree – your pantsy shells bear a striking resemblance to our sand dollars which are quite common here on the east coast of the U.S. I have a few as large as 6” that I picked up when scuba diving in the Virgin Islands and off Puerto Rico.
I really like the display boxes you made for the shells – it really displays them very nicely. Great job!
-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".
1199 posts in 2931 days
#4 posted 11-24-2009 05:02 AM
The dictionary has these shells listed as pansy shells because of the flower like image on the shell. They are also known as sand dollars here in the states.
3506 posts in 2371 days
#5 posted 11-24-2009 08:54 AM
Fantastic display box. Greata way to show off a prize possesion. I see a lot of possible uses for this design. The info card in side is a nice touch.
Keep it up.
-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!
Go to Pulse page »
©2015 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. |
Terms of Service
DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.
Latest Projects |
Latest Blog Entries |
Latest Forum Topics