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Project by Thinman posted 08-04-2010 07:52 PM 1536 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve raided the wood pile again.
The primary wood is Alder which was the firewood. I used some scrap Juniper for the liner and Black Walnut for the splines. It’s finished with three coats of wipe on Poly.

-- Jeff





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CampD

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#1 posted 08-04-2010 08:20 PM

Nice!!, I just pulled a few pieces out of the pile myself.
waiting for new resaw blade to come.

-- Doug...

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littlecope

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#2 posted 08-04-2010 09:11 PM

Beautiful Box, Jeff!!
I guess you couldn’t find any nice wood though, huh? ;-)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Manitario

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#3 posted 08-04-2010 09:24 PM

very nice!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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poroskywood

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#4 posted 08-04-2010 09:41 PM

Wood source = firewood. I have some spalted birch in triangle form right now. Beautiful box. The fact you saved it from becoming BTUs is icing on the cake.

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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GregP

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#5 posted 08-04-2010 09:46 PM

Some of the nicest alder I’ve seen!

-- Greg P, Washington State, http://heirloomfurniture.weebly.com/

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cwdance1

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#6 posted 08-04-2010 10:59 PM

Beautiful wood, great box.

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BertFlores58

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#7 posted 08-05-2010 01:14 AM

Nice recovery from firewood. The spalted portion is really amazing when it came from a natural way such as firewood where a lot of fungi tribe.

-- Bert

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Edward83

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#8 posted 08-05-2010 02:45 AM

Looks great! lots of charachter

-- Praise God in all things, especially the bad things because they make the best learning experiences.

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WoodenFrog

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#9 posted 08-05-2010 03:04 AM

Nice! That is some Beautiful Firewood.
Great Box!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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donjoe

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#10 posted 08-05-2010 06:29 PM

Great box, nice recycle.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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jumbojack

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#11 posted 01-20-2014 05:09 PM

Very nice. There is a certain satisfaction milling your own lumber from found wood. I have some huge juniper in my yard and have made a few projects from them. The odor from juniper is like cedar on steroids.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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