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Just a box made from Purple Heart and lacewood (Silky Oak), finished with Scandinavian Oil. It is yet to be waxed.
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#1 posted 12-08-2009 05:59 AM
Very nice choice of woods! The conrtrast is beautiful. I have some lacewood I am going to try with my next box. Thanks for the inspiration!
-- EGO postulo , EGO venalicium , EGO incidere. I measured, I marked, I cut. Latin instructions for firewood.
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#2 posted 12-08-2009 06:41 AM
Fantastic box. Great choice of contrasting woods.
Keep it up.
-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!
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#3 posted 12-08-2009 02:03 PM
Great Work, Rob!! I’m looking forward to seeing it after waxing!! It’ll be even more Beautiful!!
-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.
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#4 posted 12-08-2009 05:32 PM
They are beautiful boxes.Talking about waxing, will you hand buff it or you use buffing wheel on any power tool? I ask this coz I wanted to find more about buffing/polishing wooden furniture using power tools.
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#5 posted 12-08-2009 06:30 PM
nice box i like the lock in the front where did you get lock and linges?
-- self proclaimed copycat
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#6 posted 12-08-2009 07:12 PM
Things need a place for them to go and you created a very nice place for them. Well done keep up the good work.
-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind, http://mynoblebear.com
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#7 posted 12-09-2009 01:21 AM
Nice work Rob.
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
#8 posted 12-11-2009 09:46 AM
Thank you all for the kind comments
I use both hand rubbing and what is called a Swansdown Mop. The mop consists of circles of cotton cloth stacked together and held with a ferrul, then attached to your power drill with a bolt. This allows you to polish in one direction only and significantly enhances the appearance of the piece. This particular box has been hand rubbed only.See this page: http://www.ubeaut.com.au/sdmops.htm.
Hi Eddy,I get my box hardware from an agency here in Australia. I believe they come from Germany, but I’m not totally sure. Rockler carry a good range in the US, but here’s the address for the agency I use. I’m sure they’ll ship to the US. http://www.veneerinlayaustralia.com.au/
#9 posted 12-11-2009 02:11 PM
Thank you for the answer, Rob.Now I know which type of mop or wheel to buy that suit the power tools I have. My best wishes and take care!
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