British tissue box

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Project by majuvla posted 11-08-2016 08:26 AM 1279 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

British motives tissue box made of firwood, for my daughter – she love British motives.
It’s first time I tried transfering printed photos on wood. I must admit, cleaning paper after dry is real pain.
I’m not so into this technic, although it’s quite good result at the end.
Corners and top are mitered, glued and strenghten with oak splines (saw blade thickness).
Dimensions are 13×13x11 cm. Top hole is 67mm diameter.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Humus Workshop

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#1 posted 11-08-2016 08:33 AM

Very cool, great work mate.

-- Think, make and share.

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Paul Bucalo

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#2 posted 11-08-2016 10:09 AM

Much is learned (and enjoyed) when working subjects outside of one’s general interest. And you made your daughter very happy. :)

-- Paul, Upstate New York, USA

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#3 posted 11-08-2016 11:06 AM

That is a cool box, Ivan!! I bet she loves it ,too!!


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

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#4 posted 11-08-2016 11:17 AM

Real nice job on the photo transfer, Ivan. Looks great!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#5 posted 11-08-2016 11:53 AM

What a nice gift. I like the taper you created on the bottom.

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#6 posted 11-08-2016 12:21 PM

počelo je počelo,a dva mjeseca do nove…
interesantan posel,kčer bu vesela,a sinek?
čekam poziv da vidim novu zvijerku

-- bambi

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#7 posted 11-08-2016 01:36 PM

Nice transferring job Ivan. The tissue box looks very original.

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

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#8 posted 11-08-2016 01:48 PM

You did a wonderful job on this and anything for a daughter is great as far as I am concerned!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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woodshaver Tony C

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#9 posted 11-08-2016 01:57 PM

Very nice gift Ivan! Well done. We also love everything British!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#10 posted 11-08-2016 02:04 PM

Cool Ivan – I have wanted to try that transfer of images myself. Here is a photo I took back in May when we were on vacation. You have copyright rights to use on your next project !!!

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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#11 posted 11-08-2016 03:07 PM

Nice work on the box and images!!

When I read this description in my e-mail this morning, I was wondering ” What is different about British tissue”? In my defense, I was less than half way into my first cup of coffee. Funny how pictures change everything.

-- My reality check bounced...

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#12 posted 11-08-2016 04:28 PM

Very unique!

Have a good blow of the nose for the Queen!

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#13 posted 11-08-2016 07:32 PM

That is real nice Ivan and a great result for the first try. Look forward to seeing more.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#14 posted 11-08-2016 08:54 PM

Well this is great!!!! I need to learn more on this. You have a web site you go to for information on this subject? I have some real close friends that live in Oxford and would love this.
Great job.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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

That’s pretty danged cool Ivan…bet she loved it….nice work dad!!!

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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