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Project by LEITH posted 03-22-2011 10:04 PM 2165 views 10 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone, I figured I would take a stab at Andy’s Palm Boxes. Just a little Aromatic Cedar and Yellow Pine. The grinding on the all pine box was a lot of fun!

-- LEITH, SOUTH CAROLINA





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majeagle1

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#1 posted 03-22-2011 10:35 PM

Fantastic little boxes Leigh.
I love ‘em all but you did a really nice job on the sculpted one. Just the right amount of detail!!!

On box with an inset, is that just a routed out area and the piece actually “instet”? Or does it go all the way through?

What finish did you use?

Thanks for sharing…............

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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dougdeg

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#2 posted 03-22-2011 10:52 PM

i love the one with the grinder marks, nice idea and great work, what type of finish did you use

-- Doug Cedar Log Furniture, www.cedar-stuff.com

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Beginningwoodworker

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#3 posted 03-22-2011 10:56 PM

Nice looking box.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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whitedog

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#4 posted 03-22-2011 11:32 PM

Very cool boxes. I like how you made a very basic pine box a real beauty. Great little boxes keep them coming.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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rance

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#5 posted 03-22-2011 11:58 PM

Very nice, BOTH of them. I like it when someone does something spectacular with Pine.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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bigike

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#6 posted 03-23-2011 12:20 AM

great looken boxes.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Roger

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#7 posted 03-23-2011 01:40 AM

that’s an awesome project. the woods compliment each other. very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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JasonD

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#8 posted 03-23-2011 04:18 AM

A woodworker after my own heart! lol

I love working with pine and seeing you work magic in making these gorgeous pine boxes is inspirational.

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LEITH

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#9 posted 03-23-2011 04:31 AM

Thanks you guys. I had a lot of fun with these. I am currently working on more. GENE— The inset on the top goes all the way through.

-- LEITH, SOUTH CAROLINA

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 03-23-2011 11:22 AM

Both of them look awesome! Andy will be proud! great color!

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

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Kent Shepherd

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#11 posted 03-23-2011 03:43 PM

Great job on the boxes

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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itsmic

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#12 posted 03-23-2011 08:03 PM

Sharp looking boxes, your wood combination’s are beautiful, your sculpted box has subtle beauty, very smooth and easy on the eyes, great work, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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LittlePaw

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#13 posted 03-25-2011 04:00 AM

They are very pretty and well finished boxes. In fact I looked at all your boxes and I really like them all!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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Stormin

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#14 posted 03-25-2011 06:13 AM

These are fantastic looking boxes some of the best I have seen.

-- I started off with nothing I have most of it left

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WoodSimplyMade

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#15 posted 03-25-2011 05:08 PM

Spectacular looking boxes!

-- Mike, Florida, http://www.woodsimplymade.com

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