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Project by daviddan posted 02-02-2011 10:11 PM 2494 views 14 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Servus! i made this box from tilia wood(basswood) and beech wood, the ornaments are made with leather, nails and brass. The texture are made with a router, the finishing is made with olive oil.

-- David Dan , Transilvania, Cluj ,

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#1 posted 02-02-2011 10:29 PM

Very unusual… I like it very much!

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

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#2 posted 02-02-2011 10:34 PM

Nice box. Unique and cool.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 02-02-2011 10:39 PM

Oh yeah, that’s really different-nice. I like the textured wood, the use of the leather and brass tacks. Good work. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#4 posted 02-02-2011 11:18 PM

Great style! Love it.


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#5 posted 02-02-2011 11:28 PM

Spectacular. Love the tacked leather.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#6 posted 02-02-2011 11:35 PM

Looks great. I never tried olive oil.

-- Ron, Kutztown, PA "The reward is in the journey."

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#7 posted 02-03-2011 12:02 AM

Beautiful looking box, great job

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#8 posted 02-03-2011 12:02 AM

Now that’s something different! Looks great. I have heard that olive oil goes rancid and not to use it for cutting boards. Do you have experience using olive oil before?

-- some day I hope to have enough clamps to need a clamp cart!

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#9 posted 02-03-2011 12:10 AM

A rather different technique and definitely a wonderful effect…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#10 posted 02-03-2011 12:51 AM

Very different. There is a great contrast between the leather and the wood.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#11 posted 02-03-2011 03:42 AM

Love it as it is so unique. Also love the leather additions

-- Theresa,

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#12 posted 02-03-2011 06:49 AM

Outstanding.Very nice combination of materials

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 02-03-2011 11:35 AM

Servus! thanks for comments and appreciation dear friends! I use oil olive on my works and i don’t have problems, is true is a tehnik to use oils , but i like it very much for rustic aspect and the smell. Have a nice day!

-- David Dan , Transilvania, Cluj ,

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#14 posted 02-03-2011 12:10 PM

that is BEAUTIFUL.
It feels like the box is holding great secrets.

And your photography – really showcases the beauty, the colour, and that “something special”.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#15 posted 02-03-2011 06:12 PM

As others commented, very different. Which is a good thing! well done.

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

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