Spalted Tamarind Box

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Project by Andy posted 05-21-2016 09:29 PM 844 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I turned this box from a slightly spalted piece of tamarind. Its about 4” tall and 3” in diameter. I really liked the bugholes it this piece especially when I got done turning the bottom and seen I had cut right into the side of one, thats just a bonus in my opinion.

I put a gloss polyurethane finish on this which was alot more time consuming but I like the outcome. The lid has a suction fit and the bottom is slightly concave so it sits level. Thanks for viewing, Andy.

-- Andy Smith

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#1 posted 05-21-2016 09:34 PM

That is one beautiful box, Andy!!


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#2 posted 05-21-2016 09:34 PM

Wonderful spalting.

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#3 posted 05-22-2016 03:12 PM

Well done. A very good looking box.

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#4 posted 05-22-2016 05:06 PM

Great job. Love the wood.

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#5 posted 05-22-2016 06:28 PM

This box is beautifully crafted and the wood is wonderful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 05-23-2016 05:24 PM

Andy; you have been doing some really nice boxes lately!

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