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i made this box for a client who will be carving grapes in the lid. she is going to be displaying it at the loose goose wine festival.
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#1 posted 11-30-2007 09:14 AM
Now that is sweet. How did you do the domed lid? Really nice project.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#2 posted 11-30-2007 01:52 PM
Nice looking wine box!!! ...............if not for the wine bottle I’ld swear it was a casket.
-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso
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#3 posted 11-30-2007 02:27 PM
Yes, I do like the box and am also intrigued as to how the dome was made, it would be good to see the box again once the carving is completed. Nice job, well done.
-- Colin, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. "Every craftsman was once an amateur"
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#4 posted 11-30-2007 02:49 PM
Ditto the comments above.
I would be interested in how you did the dome top . . . perhaps some photos and a blog entry next time you do a similar project . . . :-)
Please post a photo after the carving.
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#5 posted 11-30-2007 03:37 PM
Very sweet, Mike!
With the lid closed, though, it kinda looks like a casket to me. :-)
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#6 posted 11-30-2007 04:15 PM
It looks like a little wine coffin. LOL. Your woodworking is really precise, Mike. I enjoy all of your projects!
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
#7 posted 11-30-2007 06:10 PM
haha i thought it looked like a coffin the whole time i was making it. but thats the design she wanted so cant complain on commissions.
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#8 posted 12-01-2007 04:15 AM
Another beaut Mike. Would be great to find out more about that lid.
-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!
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#9 posted 12-03-2007 09:44 PM
Just like a little wine casket. Really brings home the meaning of the phrase “another dead soldier” for oenophiles who put away lots of bottles.
-- Mark, Florida, http://penturner.wordpress.com/
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