my first box

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Project by Lucas posted 1394 days ago 1579 views 2 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first box. I was experimenting on boxes and this is how it ended up. I sanded it to 1500 grit sand paper then I buffed it. I was going to let this piece of wood go to waste a while ago. I am glad that I didn’t thow it away. This is Madrone Burl.
thanks for looking

-- I like boxes!!!

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#1 posted 1394 days ago

Very creative piece Lucas. I like the way you photographed it too. Thanks for the post.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#2 posted 1394 days ago

I’ve never tried a spherical box. Very impressive.

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#3 posted 1394 days ago

thank you i think that i will make some more boxes
i like them

-- I like boxes!!!

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#4 posted 1394 days ago

You sanded it too much and rounded off all the corners. LOL

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#5 posted 1394 days ago

yeah those square corners look horrible! :)

great job! doesnt even look like wood -haha!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#6 posted 1394 days ago

As boxes go … well, not too boxy if you know what I mean. As art though, very cool, definitely an outside the box box. Great work.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#7 posted 1394 days ago

My saw won’t cut those angles!


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

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#8 posted 1394 days ago

very creative… a round box!!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#9 posted 1394 days ago

Way to go, Lucas. We don’t see many turned boxes. It is refreshing to see some one try something new. Keep it up. Rand

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#10 posted 1393 days ago

Good job Lucas, it seems you have a great eye for contour.

-- Mel,

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#11 posted 1393 days ago

Great Job! Spheres are so hard to do. Looks like you got it down.

-- Micheal, Boise, Id

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#12 posted 1393 days ago

nice project. great job. it looks awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#13 posted 1393 days ago

that is sweet.
I saw this listed in the Pulse and didn’t click on it … it’s a box.. and then I came to check the project photos and SURPRISE… this is awesome. ..

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#14 posted 1393 days ago

Wow! What a save! Great work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#15 posted 1393 days ago

Great box & gorgeous wood.

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