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Project by George watkins posted 12-04-2009 08:42 AM 2027 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hello

this box was made using boxwood inserts to allow me to make a threaded joint- the tail’s of the box are hand carved after the turning has been finished.
finished with the u-beaut system 2 1/4” diameter x 6” long

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lazar

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#1 posted 12-04-2009 09:24 AM

It looks great!

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#2 posted 12-04-2009 12:23 PM

that is beautiful..
I can picture a bowl of these on the centre of the table… each hiding a secret something or other…

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#3 posted 12-04-2009 03:38 PM

How precious! It’s beautifully done. It could be a unique toothpick holder for the dining table. But in my house, the cats would use it as a toy!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#4 posted 12-04-2009 03:44 PM

good looking box, it has a very organic flow to it.

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#5 posted 12-04-2009 04:58 PM

WOW! that is so cool. Great job.

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#6 posted 12-04-2009 06:51 PM

Very nice box a unique idea and well done.

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Gary

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#7 posted 12-04-2009 08:33 PM

They’re very good looking.

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#8 posted 12-04-2009 09:42 PM

very nice

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Walnut_Weasel

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#9 posted 12-04-2009 09:54 PM

Wow those are some fine threads for wood!! Looks great too!

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#10 posted 12-05-2009 07:52 AM

Superb!

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George watkins

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#11 posted 12-30-2009 06:59 PM

thank you for your kind comments

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#12 posted 08-02-2010 06:23 AM

this is beautiful!

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