Mesquite box #2

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Project by Andy posted 05-29-2016 11:40 AM 386 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second mesquite wood box, I like my boxes pretty simple but I put three rings on the side of this one. The rings sorta hide where the lid is if you march up the grains. I made this lid with a suction fit and when placed on top it hovers its way down on a cushion of air until its seated in place. The finish is friction polish just to seal it then hand rubed wax on top for a natural look. The box measures 2 1/2” tall with a 3” diameter. Thanks for viewing, Andy.

-- Andy Smith

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#1 posted 05-29-2016 11:45 AM

Real nice work,Andy!! I love that mesquite!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 05-29-2016 06:42 PM

Good looking box with good proportions Andy. I also like to work with mesquite because I’ve got plenty of them on the farm.

-- Jan, Free State Province, South Africa

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#3 posted 05-30-2016 08:29 AM

Great looking box.I love turning mesquite.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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