Pecan box

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I made this last friday from some rough-cut pecan. The tree came down a couple of years ago in a windstorm. It was one of those times that I needed a gift real quick and I remembered some boxes that Andy specializes in. The recipient seemed to like it.

Was it a hit, or miss?

-- Darrell B.

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#1 posted 12-21-2010 08:42 AM

Looks like a hit to me!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#2 posted 12-21-2010 08:42 AM

Looks like a hit to me. Incredible piece.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#3 posted 12-21-2010 10:18 AM

That must have been one intense Friday with all that sculpting & sanding involved in that box very nice

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#4 posted 12-21-2010 10:55 AM

Hit and a home run.

-- jerset

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#5 posted 12-21-2010 12:18 PM

A nice box, the sculpting is great.


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#6 posted 12-21-2010 01:05 PM

Nice job love these boxes! Andy will be proud.

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

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#7 posted 12-21-2010 01:27 PM

I love this Darrell!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#8 posted 12-21-2010 01:38 PM

Velly nicely done…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#9 posted 12-21-2010 03:37 PM

You must of been flat out busting it to knock that out so quick. Very impressive Darrell. I think you definitely done good!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#10 posted 12-21-2010 03:56 PM

Looks like a hit to me.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#11 posted 12-21-2010 04:10 PM

I am impressed! Thats a lot of shaping to attemp on the first box and all in a day too. Very well done Darrell.
Thanks for sharing this with us,

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#12 posted 12-21-2010 05:04 PM

Looks good to me! I really like the look of pecan.

-- David

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#13 posted 12-21-2010 05:24 PM

Great job…The pecan is nice looking and your work looks excellent. Looks like you might have the box making bug.
I know how those one day marathons are and now that I have all my Christmas commissions and gifts complete as of Monday, I plan to try to stretch my projects out. Way too many 14 hour days.

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#14 posted 12-21-2010 05:35 PM

Very, very nice Darrell. And you did this in one day?! Wow. Very impressive indeed. Great job!

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

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#15 posted 12-21-2010 05:51 PM

Nice piece. The rustic look works very well here. Good job.

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