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Project by hairy posted 06-03-2017 05:19 PM 574 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last year I made this. At the same time I glued up another blank, with veneer between segments.

Once it was true, I cut a tenon on each end and parted off the top.

I use a steady rest as much as possible when drilling.

My wood jaws got a lot of use on this project, putting in the center and ends, cleaning up each end and branding.

Poplar and walnut. 3 & 1/4” wide x 5 & 3/4” tall. Watco Danish Oil and carnuba wax buff.

I saw somewhere on the internet that White Diamond gets in walnut and won’t buff out. I could imagine Tripoli doing the same. Better safe than sorry. Any experienced opinions are appreciated.

All the in progress pics are my camera, but I couldn’t get decent pics of the final project. Cell phone pics aren’t much better, I think it looks better than the pics, but I am biased.

-- My reality check bounced...





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 06-03-2017 09:24 PM

Hairy, you did a nice job on this piece. It looks great.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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majuvla

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#2 posted 06-04-2017 03:52 AM

Those thin stripes look fantastic, very nice box.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Cliff

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#3 posted 06-04-2017 11:15 AM

Nice work Hairy. Excellent!!!!!!

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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Porchfish

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#4 posted 06-04-2017 12:53 PM

Thanks for the photos and for posting a clever box Goodon’ya

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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Roger

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#5 posted 07-05-2017 08:25 PM

Very nice hairy. I really like your steady rest also. Nice and beefy…..no shakin goin on there.

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

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papadan

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#6 posted 07-05-2017 08:32 PM

Very nice box Hairy, I like the natural colors of the wood you used.

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