White Oak burl box

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Project by Maxx posted 1430 days ago 1519 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Okay…I’ll admit it…I buy wood on eBay. I purchased a couple of white oak burls – 5 and 8 inch rounds. They included this little piece in the box with a note that it was a freebie. It sat for quite a while – I had to figure out what to do with it. Finally decided to just work around the stuff that I couldn’t sand smooth and see how it goes. Well, it went pretty well. I actually sold this piece! First one! A friend of mine bought it for her mom’s birthday. She wanted something unique. Thanks for taking a look.

-- Where did all this sawdust come from?

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#1 posted 1430 days ago

I like the unique pieces too. I made a cribbage board from a slab with knots, etc, and it sold before I got a picture!
This will be a treasure for her Mom.

-- Karen and Bill

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#2 posted 1430 days ago

Perfect idea to make use of some great looking wood.

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

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#3 posted 1430 days ago

Nice box, well done and thanks for sharing.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#4 posted 1430 days ago

So beautiful, I love the siplicity.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#5 posted 1430 days ago

Cool. Good thinking. I like it.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 1396 days ago

Nice use of some bonus wood. I really like the natural edge on this one.

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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