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Project by grizzman posted 962 days ago 1274 views 0 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

well i came across another piece of firewood that i could see was probably going to reveal some beautiful wood on the inside, and i was not disappointed, and that is where the top of this little box came from. the top came from my firewood rescue and has a piece of padauk for the top handle , the box itself is walnut and i put a small trim piece of maple around the bottom, not a difficult job by no means, but the top is what makes this box, the book matched top is just as beautiful as some of it goes…at least it got m e all hot and bothered…lol….thank you for looking and thank you for your comments…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']





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lew

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#1 posted 962 days ago

Love those colors together, Grizz!

Beautiful build.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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chrisstef

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#2 posted 962 days ago

Makes me wanna go scope out my firewood pile. Cool box Grizz.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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Gary

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#3 posted 962 days ago

Great save Bob. Looks great. Like you said, that wood had something special in it.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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shipwright

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#4 posted 962 days ago

You are the man Grizz when it comes to firewood rescue.
Must get cold around your house if you won’t let anyone burn any of it.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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janice

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#5 posted 962 days ago

I don’t know, but I still still fire! In the red. It’s beautiful!

-- Janice

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

4986 posts in 1934 days


#6 posted 962 days ago

Way to go Grizzman! Nice creation from a piece of firewood…

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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Karson

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#7 posted 962 days ago

Grizz: That is one beautiful box. Nice rescue.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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whitedog

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#8 posted 962 days ago

Excellent eye , you not only saved a nice piece of wood but you made it look great.

-- Paul , Calfornia

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 962 days ago

Nice save Grizz. I salvage a lot of firewood but never really thought about slabbing a cool edge off like you did. We should collaberate on one with your firewood and my mountain of 8” oak flooring scraps.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Trev_Batstone

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#10 posted 962 days ago

Grizz.. a very different approach for a box and it turned out beautifully. Nice job. I have to go scouting for more wood shortly.

-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.

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degoose

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#11 posted 962 days ago

You are the king of rustic… boxes…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Eric M. Saperstein

753 posts in 1874 days


#12 posted 962 days ago

I love wood saves – been scavenging a lot lately! Enjoying what we find inside random logs …

Nice job!

-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman www.artisansofthevalley.com

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Tokolosi

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#13 posted 962 days ago

Nice reclaim and you obviously have an exceptional ‘feel’ for wood. And this project has pushed me over the edge. Im checking my firewood pile in the morning!!!

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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peteg

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#14 posted 962 days ago

Would have been a real shame to see the flames eat this timber up Grizz, graet result all round, man you have an eye for this type of art :: )))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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ellen35

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#15 posted 961 days ago

What a beauty! i love the contrasting woods and that live edge.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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