A couple of lift lid boxes

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Project by peterrum posted 01-05-2012 10:11 PM 1424 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Whipped off a couple of lift lid boxes with some scrap I had. These are made of oak with a spalted birch lid and black walnut accents. Finished with a coat of shellac then a couple of coats of BLO on top.

-- Carpe Diem

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#1 posted 01-05-2012 10:22 PM

The spalted birch is a great contrast to the oak bases. Nice looking boxes…how big are they?

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#2 posted 01-05-2012 10:34 PM

very cool I like the contrast too.

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#3 posted 01-06-2012 02:50 AM

Those look like slabs of spalted maple… are they? Nice work!


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#4 posted 01-06-2012 03:19 AM

Thanks for looking. These are the small boxes, only 3.5” square. No spalted maple in the photo, thats hidden at another part of the property… In the photo is a piece of fir and some birch firwood in the background.

-- Carpe Diem

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