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Project by Chaotic posted 11-15-2011 02:47 AM 1988 views 7 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut, one coat BLO. Nothing on the interior yet, will be some simple dividing trays, also walnut. Burn is from where the tree caught fire from a lightning strike. No joke.





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jeepersparky

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#1 posted 11-15-2011 02:54 AM

Beautiful grain, love the job,very unique w/ burn

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SASmith

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#2 posted 11-15-2011 03:34 AM

Love the grain on the lid and the sculpting.
What did you use to shape the sides? Angle grinder? If so what attachment(disc)?
Thanks for posting.
Scott

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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doncutlip

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#3 posted 11-15-2011 03:37 AM

Beautiful wood and you have really done it justice

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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glynn

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#4 posted 11-15-2011 04:01 AM

good flow ,looks great

-- jim nevada

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#5 posted 11-15-2011 04:03 AM

Great job shaping the box, excellent work and beautiful wood.

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#6 posted 11-15-2011 04:06 AM

Agree, very nice flow, great wood.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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Chaotic

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#7 posted 11-15-2011 04:18 AM

Angle grinder, 36 grit flap wheel, random orbit, hand sanding, time.

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58j35bonanza

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#8 posted 11-15-2011 05:56 AM

You certianly have the touch.
Great looking box.

-- Chuck

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 11-15-2011 11:10 AM

Great looking wood love th burned edge on it as well. It has so much character.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Eagle1

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#10 posted 11-15-2011 11:31 AM

Great looking box. The grain is fanastic. Leaving the spot where the lighting hit is cool.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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wrench

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#11 posted 11-15-2011 02:52 PM

Great job!! looks awesome!

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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Manasseh

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#12 posted 11-15-2011 05:13 PM

Nice. My kind of box. Thank you for sharing it.

-- Someday I will be more than a sawdust wisperer

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itsmic

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#13 posted 11-15-2011 06:33 PM

That’s a Great Looking Box, Nature at it’s best, maybe the strike was leading You to this project, Elegant carving style, Great Job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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Michael Wilson

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#14 posted 11-15-2011 11:22 PM

Man, that’s pretty. I’d love to see it open.

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Tommy

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#15 posted 11-16-2011 01:14 AM

It literally looks like it is in motion. I love this.

-- Tommy, ---- It's Never Crowded On the Extra Mile.

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