First carved boxes

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Project by otis501 posted 03-06-2012 06:45 PM 1493 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are my first carved boxes. 3/4 pine box joint with inlay top. 1/2” poplar box joint with walnut inlay top

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Jim Rowe

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#1 posted 03-06-2012 06:54 PM

These are really nice. Beautiful carving and attractive wood combinations.

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#2 posted 03-06-2012 07:34 PM

These look very nice. Good job.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 03-06-2012 11:40 PM

Very nice and jam packed with beautiful features! Nice Job!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 03-06-2012 11:52 PM

Awesome box, I’m curious how long it took you to complete. Great work!!

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#5 posted 03-07-2012 12:33 AM

Very nice box those carvings really give it punch.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 03-07-2012 12:06 PM

first off nice job bud! how long did that take you? and did you start the carving before or after the box was built? and also is that radpine? if so what did you stian it with? sorry for the pop quiz bud, just digging it!

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#7 posted 03-07-2012 07:54 PM

Thanks for all the complaments…I should keep track of the time it takes to make….but I work on 2 or 3 at the same time. The pine box was finished with tung oil then spray on poly

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