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Project by jaykaypur posted 09-13-2016 11:18 PM 674 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made out of box elder/flame elder wood. Measures 6 X 5 X 4 1/2. I made so many mistakes on this thing, it took me 3 days of tedious “cover-up” work to get it to where I was satisfied with it. Finished with Danish oil. Thanks for all the looks and comments.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-13-2016 11:23 PM

Looks good. Glad you were able to make design modifications as you went.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 09-13-2016 11:41 PM

A great cover up. Those rabbit ears look wicked. We all have to cover mistakes once in awhile.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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lew

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#3 posted 09-14-2016 03:17 AM

That sure is pretty, Jay

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 09-14-2016 06:42 AM

This wood looks fantastic and I don’t see those mistakes, you covered them good.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 09-14-2016 10:07 AM

WOW!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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kiefer

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#6 posted 09-14-2016 03:20 PM

II am having the same issues at the moment but then I was told many years ago that there would be projects like that .
You did well finishing this lovely box and the box elder looks fantastic .
Keep on building and stay positive and you have better times ahead !

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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abie

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#7 posted 09-14-2016 03:34 PM

Mistakes in Woodworking are called design elements in my work
Nicely done,
I especially like the lifters which match nicely

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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ravensrock

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#8 posted 09-14-2016 04:40 PM

Mistakes are part of the process. I can’t think of one project I’ve made that went perfectly. Really like the wood choice.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#9 posted 09-14-2016 04:48 PM

Pretty neat lookin’ box.

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#10 posted 09-15-2016 11:29 AM

if there is a mistake, it sure is a pretty one, i love the box, i need some of this wood, lets make a deal of somekind, if you want some walnut, or heart pine, let me know….good job on a beautiful box….

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

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#11 posted 09-22-2016 12:17 AM

We’d all be lair’s if we said we didn’t make any mistakes. Don’t look like a mistake. I likes it.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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