Box made of rotten deck chair

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Project by Vagabond55 posted 1214 days ago 1985 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The box body ( four walls) and the tray are made of the reclaimed wood from rotten deck chair.
( I am not sure the material but looks like a sort of beech) Since the material is from the back rest of the chair, the longest one is curved.
Taking the advantage of curved material and constrained on hand material,
the box design was the result of the large compromise.
the legs are made of ebony, the lid is made of walnut and reclaimed one.
This is my first curved design (two walls and legs).

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Ian Hawthorne

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#1 posted 1213 days ago

That is a great looking box – the only criticism is the photos.

-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge!

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#2 posted 1213 days ago

I like the curved sides. They make it more interesting. Thanks for sharing.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#3 posted 1213 days ago

That turned out well. Who would think that it had such humble beginnings?

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#4 posted 1213 days ago

Great use of reclaimed wood.

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#5 posted 1213 days ago

Great way to bring value back to something that was once forgotten.

-- Bryan

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#6 posted 1212 days ago

Curved is good, nice looking box, Your ingenuity and craftsmanship are nice, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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