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Leopardwood Box with Spalted Wormy Tamarind Lid

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Project by Duff posted 08-05-2017 01:29 AM 559 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made up three different boxes with different tops a couple weeks ago and production came to a halt due to feeling lousy. Was back out in the shop yesterday doing a few things and finished this baby up with some Danish oil. I’m starting to like this finish!

-- You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven - Jimi Hendrix





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 08-05-2017 01:37 AM

Neatly done.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#2 posted 08-05-2017 03:03 AM

Thanks!

-- You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven - Jimi Hendrix

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#3 posted 08-05-2017 04:24 AM

Very nice Duff.

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#4 posted 08-05-2017 04:30 AM

We call pecky spalted tamerind “dalmation wood” around these parts.

M

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#5 posted 08-05-2017 04:48 AM

Thanks Jim. What parts are you from Mark?

-- You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven - Jimi Hendrix

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#6 posted 08-05-2017 12:22 PM

Wow! This box is so outstanding and I love the wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 08-05-2017 12:27 PM

Most very excelent!
I love both spalted woods and Danish Oil.

-- Tim

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#8 posted 08-05-2017 07:56 PM

Excellent style Duff! That wood combo is stunning.

I’ve been on a Danish oil jag for most of this year, I really like what it does for exposing the subtle grain detail.
A topcoat of some form of sealer (shellac/varnish) is always nice if the object will be closed up, it traps the odor of the oil which never really goes away.

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#9 posted 08-06-2017 03:20 AM

Nice work as usual Duff. Like that spatter wood!

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

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#10 posted 08-08-2017 03:51 PM

Yes, Danish oil is a great finish. Your box is awesome showing such nice spalted wood.

Best,
Serge

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#11 posted 08-08-2017 09:46 PM

Thanks for the comments guys!

-- You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven - Jimi Hendrix

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