Converting Ring Boxes to Pot Pourri Boxes

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Project by Bob Collins posted 06-27-2011 12:58 PM 919 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are three ring boxes turned in 2009, didn’t sell at the flea market and were stored away ever since. Now that the addiction of piercing and carving has me I have been busy rejuvinating them. Also tried my hand at testuring and using some gold and copper paint. Pic 1, 3 and 5 are the new look, pic 2, 4 and 6 as they were.
Have already sold 1 and 3. Pete, haven’t got a bed in the shed but might sling a hammock.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#1 posted 06-27-2011 03:38 PM

Very cool conversion. I hope you sell them. They are beautiful!!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 06-28-2011 12:53 AM

Bob, My of My you are getting better and better at all this design work, the carving is very nice!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 06-28-2011 01:16 AM

These are great Bob, especially seeing the before & after treatment. I knew it was only a matter of time untill you got the paint tints out
You realy are turning this recycle path into a “Bob Collins make over programme” all of your own.
I keep looking now for the next installment,
Fantastic Mate :)))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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