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I received a piece of Japanese chestnut to make a glasses case.The wood originally was 8mm thick x 1 meter long. I cut it in half and used it for the case, then resawed the leftovers into 2, 3mm slices.It’s finished with carnauba wax
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#1 posted 11-05-2010 05:33 AM
I have never seen Japanese Chestnut, WOW, just beautiful! Nice job on this little box…...
-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/
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#2 posted 11-05-2010 06:14 AM
Hey nice job! the Grain really popped with the carnauba wax finish.
-- ~ Guy Woodward, Pflugerville Texas
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#3 posted 11-05-2010 06:34 AM
That is beautiful. I like how the simple design shows off the wood.
-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com
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#4 posted 11-05-2010 09:55 AM
Beautiful project, something to keep in mind when I get my bi-focals later this year… :)
-- Derek, Bremerton WA --
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#5 posted 11-05-2010 01:32 PM
Nice job with that piece of wood. That is a nice curl, shown well.I really like that you posted a view of the wood prior to the product.
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#6 posted 11-05-2010 01:58 PM
-- Al, Culpeper VA
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#7 posted 11-05-2010 02:06 PM
Very Nice! I too never seen Japanese Chestnut before…. That is gorgeous!
-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.
#8 posted 11-05-2010 02:24 PM
Thank you all !!! Any ideas on what to make with the 2, 3mm slices?
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#9 posted 11-05-2010 02:30 PM
Wow! The wood… the case. Simply gorgeous.I bet it feels as nice as it looks.
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#10 posted 11-05-2010 03:45 PM
super looking case great wood too.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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