my first box

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Project by Lucas posted 11-03-2010 03:32 AM 1901 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 11-03-2010 03:36 AM

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 11-03-2010 03:40 AM

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

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#3 posted 11-03-2010 03:42 AM

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

-- I like boxes!!!

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#4 posted 11-03-2010 03:49 AM

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

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#5 posted 11-03-2010 03:57 AM

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 11-03-2010 04:02 AM

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 fibreglass trees.

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#7 posted 11-03-2010 04:07 AM

My saw won’t cut those angles!


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

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#8 posted 11-03-2010 04:51 AM

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 11-03-2010 05:04 AM

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 11-03-2010 01:23 PM

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

-- Mel,

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#11 posted 11-03-2010 06:07 PM

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

-- Micheal, Boise, Id

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#12 posted 11-03-2010 07:06 PM

nice project. great job. it looks awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#13 posted 11-04-2010 12:05 AM

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 11-04-2010 12:06 AM

Wow! What a save! Great work!

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

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#15 posted 11-04-2010 12:59 AM

Great box & gorgeous wood.

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