Screw Top Lidded Box-02

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Project by Grumpy posted 07-12-2011 03:55 AM 1442 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another screw top lidded box, the wood is Australian Blue Mountains Red Gum (extremely hard wood if turned dry). Finished with several coats of wipe on poly & sanded with 000 steel wool & buffed between coats.
My wife grabbed this one the the bedroom dressing table.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#1 posted 07-12-2011 04:13 AM

I like it!... Very nice!

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#2 posted 07-12-2011 08:03 AM

Great idea. Job well done.

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#3 posted 07-12-2011 11:24 AM

very slick

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#4 posted 07-12-2011 04:25 PM

Nice. I like the grain match up with it screwed shut and the inserted threads!!

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

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#5 posted 07-12-2011 05:11 PM

Nice job Grumpy, very nice wood and design.

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#6 posted 07-12-2011 08:45 PM

Another great looking box Tany/

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#7 posted 07-13-2011 12:25 AM

Thanks for your comments everyone.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 07-13-2011 01:55 AM

Great thinking and excellent looking piece!

-- 'I sand, therefore, I am'. Richard/Wiggy.. whatever. Washington, State.

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#9 posted 07-13-2011 04:02 AM

another beauty bud! I gotta get next to my lathe soon. I’m missing all the fun !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#10 posted 07-14-2011 10:20 PM

Nice wood and beautiful creation – every item ennoble!
Nice Grumphy.


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