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Project by grizzman posted 12-19-2009 11:53 PM 1784 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are three wine boxes i have made for my sister, they are made of red cedar, spalted oak, soft maple, walnut and dogwood…there are on the fronts are three diffrent cross stitch figures of red, purple and green grapes, my wife did those, i routed out the front of the door where those sit 1/4 inch insdie the door and trimed over with the dog wood…then three coats of poly applied to each, then i made some simple legs from red cedar , these were a lot of fun to make for her and now they will be mailed to her for a belated birthday gift

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']





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Rj

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#1 posted 12-20-2009 12:07 AM

Great lookin wine boxs Grizzman ! I’m sure your sister will love these

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#2 posted 12-20-2009 12:15 AM

Grizz Whasss Up: I havent heard from you in a while. Nice Wine boxes, they look awsome as always all the work you do. Have a Happy Holiday.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#3 posted 12-20-2009 12:21 AM

Great job Griz. I thought you said you were laid up. Hardly looks like it. Nice work and a nice job. They really look nice. mike

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

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#4 posted 12-20-2009 01:04 AM

Super cool Grizz
These look really high end nice combination of woods, Very nice design and build super finish too ,Really neat great job. A fine gift, My complements to your wife for the beautiful cross stitch work. Maybe you could make some wine cases for the rustic set with a lot rougher wood and have a crescent moon on the door,this is not meant to understate these cool boxes at all.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 12-20-2009 01:26 AM

those are SWWEEEET
great teamwork and beautiful end product

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#6 posted 12-20-2009 01:36 AM

thankyou all for your very kind remarks..things have been slow for me with my usual back probs…but im always hopeful i will get some shop time , here and there….thank you again…...

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 12-20-2009 01:43 AM

Those are real nice Grizzman. Well done.

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#8 posted 12-20-2009 01:44 AM

Very nice Grizz,
I’m sure your sister will appreciate having something made by you! And she gets the benefit of your wife’s handiwork too.
Whatever will we do when the holidays are over and we don’t have an excuse to make projects!
Merry Christmas to you and your family.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#9 posted 12-20-2009 01:58 AM

Nice job Grizz, I like your choice of woods and the cross stich really sets it off. I am sure the gift will be treasured.

-- Dave, Southern IL.,

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#10 posted 12-20-2009 02:08 AM

This is what Grizz can do when he’s laid up????

Beautifully done, Grizz! I agree that the combination of materials just looks super. That contrast between the crosstich and the great woods, elegantly finished, looks fantastic :-)

And those handles [now, I can’t be positive that’s what they are. Are they??] add a touch of “whacky creativity” that stands out, perfectly, against the symmetry of the boxes!

-- -- Neil

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#11 posted 12-20-2009 02:56 AM

you got it neil…there the handles…wanted to have them be diffrent..you cant see it, cus i didnt take the right view..but behing the walnut on those handles is the same thickness of dogwood..i kinda thought they were cool looking…glad you liked them…...now i got to see what is next project wise…..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#12 posted 12-20-2009 03:00 AM

lookin’ good:-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#13 posted 12-20-2009 05:27 AM

Nice wine boxes. cougt my eye right away Have a nice day Lee

-- wchips

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#14 posted 12-20-2009 11:41 AM

What a great set of boxes… you da man Grizz…..

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

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#15 posted 12-20-2009 09:11 PM

They look great! – what happened to the wine?

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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