wooden shipping box recycled

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Project by Severiano posted 06-06-2010 08:19 PM 1612 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece was made of a wooden box recycled. the box brought in a machine from Europe, I decided to remove all nails from it and turned into this piece for my daughters. it took 1 coat of water base fluorescent yellow stain, a couple of Danish oil and beeswax mixture coats, burned with a heat gun between coats. total cost $ 25.00 tracks to drawers and pull knobs included.

-- Woodworking is like science, it had been and it will be present for us to figure it out.

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#1 posted 06-06-2010 08:53 PM

I love big, clunky pieces like this (if I don’t have to move them). It looks like it will last many years, be loved and hated by many and probably end up auctioning off for thousands of whatever they are using for money in 2130.

Kudos on the recycling too. Thanks for posting.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#2 posted 06-06-2010 08:56 PM

wow, really well done especially for a shipping crate. I would have just set the crate in the middle of the floor and called it a coffee table. I like the design, and finish you used. Any idea what wood it is… or how it worked—like pine?

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#3 posted 06-06-2010 09:01 PM

Very nice use of scrap! Gotta love those inexpensive pieces, especially when they turn out this good.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#4 posted 06-06-2010 09:30 PM

Wow great save looks good

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 06-07-2010 02:06 AM

Nice job on that one :-)

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

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#6 posted 06-08-2010 04:53 PM

great rescue, looks terrific

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#7 posted 06-09-2010 06:29 AM

Looks like a hundred year old antique….....excellent job…...

-- Let's see......what can I use this for?

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#8 posted 06-13-2010 03:17 PM

Wow! This is great. I love it.

-- Janice

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#9 posted 08-15-2010 11:37 PM

It’s great

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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