Spalted beech with spalted iron wood leaf box

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Project by Ricksfaith posted 06-14-2011 07:13 AM 2241 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spalted beech band saw box with alot of worm tracking with a hand carved leaf of spalted iron wood (wild maple). the finish is sprayed poly and hand buffed after drying.

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#1 posted 06-14-2011 01:20 PM

Really nice box.

-- Chuck

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#2 posted 06-14-2011 01:55 PM

Wow. Spalted iron wood? I think this is the first I’m seeing of it. Thanks.

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

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#3 posted 06-15-2011 01:12 AM

I like it and obviously the worms did too.

-- Tom D

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#4 posted 06-15-2011 05:36 AM

needless to say “you did yourself proud”, really like to effects

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#5 posted 03-21-2012 05:57 PM

Awesome Rick!

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#6 posted 03-07-2015 01:54 AM

They summed it up!

The “ironwood” that I knew would not float; it did really sink! It was also a real challenge for saws! Dull a sharp chain in about 3 cuts!

-- just rjR

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