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Project by ward63 posted 1357 days ago 1724 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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majeagle1

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#1 posted 1357 days ago

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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ugoboy

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#2 posted 1357 days ago

Hey nice job! the Grain really popped with the carnauba wax finish.

Guy

-- ~ Guy Woodward, Pflugerville Texas

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Blake

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#3 posted 1357 days ago

That is beautiful. I like how the simple design shows off the wood.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Derek Lyons

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#4 posted 1357 days ago

Beautiful project, something to keep in mind when I get my bi-focals later this year… :)

-- Derek, Bremerton WA --

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jeepturner

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#5 posted 1357 days ago

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.

-- Mel,

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CiscoKid

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#6 posted 1357 days ago

Beautiful work!

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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Maveric777

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#7 posted 1357 days ago

Very Nice! I too never seen Japanese Chestnut before…. That is gorgeous!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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ward63

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#8 posted 1357 days ago

Thank you all !!!
Any ideas on what to make with the 2, 3mm slices?

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Mary Anne

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#9 posted 1357 days ago

Wow! The wood… the case. Simply gorgeous.
I bet it feels as nice as it looks.

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 1357 days ago

super looking case great wood too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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