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#1 posted 02-19-2008 03:19 AM
Looks great. I love curly koa!
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
#2 posted 02-19-2008 03:31 AM
There’s more where that came from.
I’m just getting started here trying to get familiar with the site, and such. it looks pretty straight forward. thanks for stopping by.
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#3 posted 02-19-2008 03:34 AM
-- My mind is like lightning...one brilliant flash and then it's gone.
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#4 posted 02-19-2008 03:39 AM
I agree with Gary that the box looks great. I have really come to appreciate the effort and talent that goes into making these.
As a suggestion, if you have more pictures, why not post them. I would love to see the inside of the box showcased.
Gary would recognize this as curly koa but some of us can only recognize domestic hardwoods since we just don’t get exposure to exotic woods. I particularly like to see details on the finish. The finish, I feel, is just as important as the construction.
Thanks for the post
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#5 posted 02-19-2008 03:47 AM
Yes, we do love to see as many photos as possible. But this is beautiful. Koa is at the top of my list of favorite woods. How does it open? Welcome to the site.
-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com
#6 posted 02-19-2008 03:48 AM
The box is finished with tung oil if i remember correctly, it’s only been 18 years.
“Technically Speaking” Koa is a Domestic hardwood found on the Hawai’ian Islands
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#7 posted 02-19-2008 01:31 PM
Beautiful design. Beautiful wood.
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#8 posted 02-19-2008 08:12 PM
Nice box – the Koa is really nice.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#9 posted 02-19-2008 11:52 PM
Gorgeous wood makes a fine box. Well done.
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