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Here’s a box that I just finished. Figured maple with walnut and 6 coats of minwax wipe on poly.
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#1 posted 12-18-2009 08:54 PM
Wow! That maple just shines! The combination of maple and walnut is just about the best there is.Ellen
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#2 posted 12-18-2009 09:13 PM
Great looking box. The wood combo is very nice. I just finished some boxes using curly maple and wipe on poly for the first time. Its a great wood to work with. Great job!
-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.
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#3 posted 12-18-2009 09:14 PM
Beautiful box, whoever gets it is gonna love it.
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#4 posted 12-18-2009 10:28 PM
Kool box, very lovely.
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#5 posted 12-18-2009 11:35 PM
This is a gorgeous box. You chose a nice combination of woods as well. Walnut and maple compliment one another well.
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#6 posted 12-18-2009 11:46 PM
Awesome… just awesome.
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#7 posted 12-19-2009 12:05 AM
Gorgeous box, with my two favorite woods. I don’t believe anyone can go too wrong using maple and walnut for boxes. Love the strips – inlay or glue up? Either way, they accent the box nicely.
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#8 posted 12-19-2009 12:26 AM
sweet job, how did u finnish so fast that wipe on poly takes so long to dry? lol ;-)
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#9 posted 12-19-2009 02:38 AM
nice box the grain on the top looks lovely..
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#10 posted 12-19-2009 04:28 AM
I like it. BZ
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#11 posted 12-19-2009 04:35 AM
Very cool box great design and woods
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#12 posted 12-20-2009 01:10 AM
Thanks for the comments. Jim, I inlaid the walnut strips.
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