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Project by grizzman posted 1406 days ago 1523 views 0 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is a keep sake box that i meant to celebrate the walnut tree, the top is made of spalted walnut and regular walnut with bubinga and dogwood, the box itself is made of antique southern heart pine that i added some red oak stain to it…i wanted to darken it some and have a reddish tone to it. The inside has a removable tray that is made from walnut , and i wanted to try something with some bamboo…so i cut those so they would provide a cup for keeping tie tacks and smaller things in them…wedding ring storage or mens jewelry , and then there is a bottom part to the box for other storage, then there is a bottom case where there is a drawer, the front decoration is red cedar in layed into a poplar drawer front with a walnut drawer pull…this project evolved from one idea to the last…im going to keep it for myself and it will give me the ability to clean my dresser top off..thanks for taking a look…

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





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huff

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#1 posted 1406 days ago

grizzman, That top is really wild. I love that spalted walnut and it’s a great contrast with the bubinga and dogwood. The cups with the bamboo was a cool idea. It’s a great looking box. Very nice.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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_Steve

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#2 posted 1406 days ago

Hey Grizz, Looks great, I admire the attention to detail that you put into every project.

-- McMaker Woodworks, Where you can give directive for a pending antique.

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Gary

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#3 posted 1406 days ago

Good job Grizz. Really like the bamboo part….

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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savannah505

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#4 posted 1406 days ago

That’s some very cool looking work, and love the design.

-- Dan Wiggins

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majeagle1

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#5 posted 1406 days ago

Way to go Grizz…......... love that spalted walnut and the overall design.
Very, very nice !

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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CharlieM1958

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#6 posted 1406 days ago

You’ve got a lot of interesting and beautiful details going on there Grizz!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 1406 days ago

Very cool box Grizz great design and neat material. It’s just great great great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#8 posted 1406 days ago

Very creative and you-neek.Grizzman. I like it very much

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work. http://www.FineArtBoxes.com

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 1406 days ago

Very well done I like it.

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

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#10 posted 1406 days ago

What can I say? The Grizz does it again. You are certainly putting out some snazzy stuff lately.
I think it’s great.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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dmoore

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#11 posted 1405 days ago

Nice work Grizz.

-- Duane, Ohio

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Dez

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#12 posted 1405 days ago

Looking GOOD Grizz!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Troy

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#13 posted 1405 days ago

Your best work yet. Love the handle.

-- Troy Bouffard || Master Sergeant, US Army (Retired) || http://www.birchhillwoodcrafts.com

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Monty Queen

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#14 posted 1405 days ago

Grizz, Awesome job as always.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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patron

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#15 posted 1405 days ago

wow grizz .

this is awesome !
the bottom left burl in the top ,
looks like a bear , self portrait ?

well done , my friend .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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