3rd box

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Project by robert triplett posted 11-25-2011 09:30 AM 1200 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box was made with some Rustic Cherry I got for a good price in Reno, NV. It has some Birdseye clusters. The top is some Elm Burl with a border of Birdseye maple. It is 12” x 8” x 6”. The finish is Watco Danish Oil. The trays are the same Cherrry. I sized the compartments differently for this box. The Elm Burl is the first I have ever used. I was looking for some Burl wood from Eric S in West Sacramento and he gave me this small piece. I bookmatched it. I bought a thicker piece and got enough for two more box tops. I wish I had oriented the design of the box to use the wood like in the last picture.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#1 posted 11-25-2011 12:43 PM

Very nice, really like the top.

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

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#2 posted 11-25-2011 01:54 PM

It’s beautiful and you did a fine job on it; congratulations.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#3 posted 11-25-2011 03:22 PM

Neat boxes- beautiful grain!!

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

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#4 posted 11-25-2011 06:27 PM

The wood combo is Great, the added fetures add style and class to Your boxes, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#5 posted 11-26-2011 04:13 AM

Awesome, it is beautiful. You did a great build..

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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