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Project by robert triplett posted 04-03-2011 09:27 AM 1394 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to change my style a little on one box. I have seen many nice boxes here with feet. Big Leaf Maple Burl and Curly Maple. 8” x 5” x 6”. A quick wash with BLO and then Watco Danish Oil. The Burl came from John Ormsby in Sac. ( another nice piece John) the side wood came from Allen at MilwaukeeWoodworks The second box is Spalted Beech, also from Allen. It is about 10” x 7” x 5”. Watco on this too.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!





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Eagle1

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#1 posted 04-03-2011 12:50 PM

beautiful box Robert. Seeing all of these splines in the boxes here. I need to make one.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Matt Pec

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#2 posted 04-03-2011 01:12 PM

You have a great eye for selecting interesting and complimentary woods!! That spalting is absolutely eye-popping!! Nice choice.

-- hswoodcutting, "Catchy sayings are fun but I'm in it for the wood."

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 04-03-2011 02:58 PM

It’s hard to go wrong with wood like that. Nicely done.

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

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#4 posted 04-03-2011 05:29 PM

Coolsville nice box

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#5 posted 04-03-2011 10:22 PM

Great looking boxes really like the spalted.

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

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 04-04-2011 01:59 AM

Hi Robert;

That wood is beautiful.

Nice job on the boxes too.

Lee

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#7 posted 04-04-2011 02:22 AM

Nice box,and beautiful wood combos.

-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~

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robert triplett

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#8 posted 04-04-2011 03:08 AM

I look at a couple of sites every day to see what wood is being offered for sale. I end up paing a bit for shipping, but I have found some people who are cutting some beautiful wood. I need to have some good sales at craft shows this spring and summer so i can buy some more. Or I could use PINE. (Maybe Birdseye Pine!!) Thanks for the comments. I like to share what I have found and hopefully the work is okay too.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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