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Project by grizzman posted 916 days ago 1095 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are some candle boxes that i made about a month ago, i got the idea from lazy Larry, and i modified these a little , per his encouragement , there made from walnut and oak, they have padauk inlays that go around the whole box and then i also did a inlay of antique yellow southern heart pine in the front and the back, i drilled a inset on top for a candle to sit in, as you can see, there finished with several coats of lacquer, i enjoyed making these and think they can have many uses, besides candles, the inside can be used for nick knacks or maybe a special place to put your keys when your not using them, a fun project to do and has the latitude to do some different things , depending on what your ideas do, thanks for looking…grizz

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





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lew

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#1 posted 916 days ago

Wow, Grizz!! These are gorgeous!

I really like that yellow pine inlay!

Lew

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

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stefang

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#2 posted 916 days ago

These are gorgeous Grizz and they look great on your new stand. I like the inset idea for the candles too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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GMman

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#3 posted 916 days ago

Other great work grizz you must be working 24 hours a day….lol

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NBeener

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#4 posted 916 days ago

That’s what I call … a WHOLE LOTTA’ COOL, packed into a tidy little package !

-- -- Neil

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Lenny

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#5 posted 916 days ago

Very nice Grizz. I really like the color and contrast of the oak and padauk.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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degoose

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#6 posted 916 days ago

You done good Mate… you are becoming a real bloke… good on ya…..

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

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peteg

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#7 posted 916 days ago

Great little multi purpose pieces Grizz, you could have a field day using up bits with these, BTW that Lazy L a bit to answere for :: )) I like the display table as well well done all round Mate
Pete

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

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amagineer

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#8 posted 916 days ago

Your wood selection is great. The colors just compliment the candle boxes. I wil put it on my to do list.
Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 916 days ago

These are really good looking.

Lee

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ellen35

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#10 posted 916 days ago

Nice work…

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

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Gary

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#11 posted 916 days ago

Nice stuff dude!!! They look great on that stand

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

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Beginningwoodworker

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#12 posted 916 days ago

Nice work!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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a1Jim

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#13 posted 916 days ago

Great looking boxes Grizz very cool designs.

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janice

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#14 posted 916 days ago

As always, just gorgeous!

-- Janice

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#15 posted 916 days ago

Wow, exceptional look to these boxes, Grizz. Well done!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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