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Gift for my wife last Christmas.The bow was made with plane shavings.
This is a reproduction of a Limbert #255 waste paper basket..Made with air dried walnut…..............got tired of looking at plastic!
Finish is clear shellac and paste wax.
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#1 posted 02-07-2008 02:57 AM
Another nice one! Good job.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#2 posted 02-07-2008 03:53 AM
I’ve been wanting to make up a waste basket but could not find one I liked. Plus I can see that this wood be a great gift as well. Thanks for sharing your design. What is the size of the basket? It appears to have straight side or are they angled a bit?
-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.
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#3 posted 02-07-2008 03:55 AM
I’m with Dominic – I need to make one of these – great inspiration!, nicely done!
-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe
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#4 posted 02-07-2008 04:21 AM
Nice job, nice touch with the shavings too.
-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)
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#5 posted 02-07-2008 04:28 AM
This is a very nice piece. I am sure that you wife appreciates far more than if you had simply bought her something for Christmas (unless you were also considering a pair of diamond earrings).
How did you finish it?
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#6 posted 02-07-2008 08:51 AM
Certainly better than plastic! This has got STYLE! Its really nice looking. Makes me want to through trash at it thought …....half kidding ;)
-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com
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#7 posted 02-07-2008 09:12 AM
Looks too good to put trash in.
-- Marge, Colorado
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#8 posted 02-07-2008 02:38 PM
it’s excellent!cute little decoration on the side as well
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
#9 posted 02-07-2008 02:50 PM
Thanks,The bow was for Christmas made with plane shavings…...................
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#10 posted 02-07-2008 06:18 PM
Nice job. What did you use for the bottom? I have seen these around and want to build one, so it is on my list.
-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com
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#11 posted 02-07-2008 06:59 PM
Very nice, and a nice addition to a room of great stuff. Really nice with the A&C lamp.And as I am wrapping challenged, the plane curlings are a great touch I’ll be lifting. Thanks!
-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.
#12 posted 02-07-2008 07:35 PM
The bottom is walnut as well.There is a cleat inside about an inch from the floor that it is attached to.
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#13 posted 02-07-2008 10:11 PM
Very clever with the bow. Nice work.
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#15 posted 02-13-2008 07:06 AM
Dominic, sorry I missed your question….......................
The basket is 18” tall X 11.5 ” wide.the sides are straight.Corner posts are 1.25” square
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