First carved boxes

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Project by otis501 posted 03-06-2012 06:45 PM 1654 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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#1 posted 03-06-2012 06:54 PM

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

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

These look very nice. Good job.

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

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

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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.

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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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