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Project by doncutlip posted 879 days ago 1125 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box has primitive construction with butt joints, cut nails and home made stains to give a period impression. It has blackend hasp and butterfly hinges. The finish is layers of stain made from tea, iron oxide, tobacco/ammonia, linseed oil and finally wax.

-- Don, Royersford, PA





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Bertha

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#1 posted 879 days ago

Outstanding! I’d love to read a treatise on your organic staining philosophy. The idea of staining a humidor with tobacco/ammonia appeals to me greatly. Great box!!!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#2 posted 878 days ago

Sound like a family favorite recipe, the finish is just beautiful…BC

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#3 posted 878 days ago

Like it, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#4 posted 781 days ago

Looks good. what period?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 781 days ago

Pretty box Don really nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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doncutlip

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#6 posted 780 days ago

Topmax – Well the time period of the 1860s, Victorian Era I guess. I use the period boxes at Civil War Reenactments.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#7 posted 717 days ago

I totally love this box.

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