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Project by CharlieM1958 posted 06-19-2010 02:14 AM 2335 views 6 times favorited 58 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sometimes I just like the smooth touch of a well-sanded piece of maple. Nothing too fancy going on here…. I just added a little padauk trim for color.

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





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michelletwo

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#1 posted 06-19-2010 02:18 AM

simply elegant, Charlie..elegantly simple

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#2 posted 06-19-2010 02:20 AM

looks great , charlie .

simple , sweet , elegant .

i bet you like to the smooth touch of your head too (LOL) ?

-- 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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majeagle1

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#3 posted 06-19-2010 02:22 AM

Smooooooooooooooth sleek and simple, with a touch of elegance !!!!

Very, Very nice Charlie….

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#4 posted 06-19-2010 02:29 AM

Sweet box Charlie. Very well done.

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#5 posted 06-19-2010 02:34 AM

Very nice I like maple too.

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#6 posted 06-19-2010 02:35 AM

talk about CLASS, man you hit it

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#7 posted 06-19-2010 02:36 AM

David…. very similar texture! :-)

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

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mmh

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#8 posted 06-19-2010 02:41 AM

Nicely done box. I really like the Padauk accent.

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#9 posted 06-19-2010 02:42 AM

Good answer to David , Charlie !! LMAO to both comments : )

You did a great job on the box , Charlie…...any special purpose for this one or just a practice piece ?

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#10 posted 06-19-2010 02:51 AM

Very nice Charlie what kind of joinery did you use?

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#11 posted 06-19-2010 03:11 AM

Charlie, That is just stunning. I really really like it.

Steve

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#12 posted 06-19-2010 03:17 AM

simple but stylish nice work Charlie

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#13 posted 06-19-2010 03:23 AM

Very classy Charlie. The paduk on the cornrers provides a nice look.

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#14 posted 06-19-2010 03:44 AM

Another beauty Charlie.
That Padauk accent kicks butt!

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#15 posted 06-19-2010 03:47 AM

Very sweet, Charlie. And your cove adds an interesting detail.

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