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Project by CanadaJeff posted 1595 days ago 1160 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw this idea on Lumberjocks and thought it would be a great project to make for a friend.
Something that is fairly compact that she can take around and setup to paint when she feels inspired.

The box is actually made of poplar. I chose poplar simply because I like the look of it, its easy to carve and I wasn’t really sure where this would end up when I started so if I was going to screw up something it wouldn’t be a very expensive wood!

I had some issues with the finishing, I tried shellac, but wasn’t happy with the look so ended up sanding it down again and going with some oil and wiping varnish.

Stocked up with some paint, brushes, a painters pallete and a 8×10 canvas. It’s ready for christmas!

Cheers





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webwood

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#1 posted 1595 days ago

very nice gift jeff

-- -erik & christy-

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patron

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#2 posted 1595 days ago

merry christmas !

she is going to love it .

very well done .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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degoose

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#3 posted 1595 days ago

Outstanding..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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jockmike2

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#4 posted 1594 days ago

Very nice gift for an artist. I ought make something like that for my daughter, maybe I could get her to start painting again.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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kimball

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#5 posted 1369 days ago

Very nice Jeff, I need to start making some jewelry boxes for friends and relatives.

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