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Project by FloridaArt posted 03-10-2012 04:13 PM 3726 views 5 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

February, 2012—What wood is this? I had a problem in my shop and my labels got out of order. I think this is bubinga. Anyway, it is a beautiful wood to work with and the look at. This was a fun box to build. Nothing tricky or unusual in the construction. Tung oil finish.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





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KnotCurser

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#1 posted 03-10-2012 04:36 PM

Art, this look fantastic.

The curves int he grain play off the curves in the box very well.

Great box!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#2 posted 03-10-2012 04:58 PM

I think this is one of your best Art.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 03-10-2012 05:03 PM

I love it! Striking grain! Very nice box!

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

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#4 posted 03-10-2012 05:20 PM

You have made a few of these. The progression and inovation is clear as I looked through your projects. I like your color choices and the movement of your pieces. Art that functions?

Saw the sofa table. Nice lines as well. Have you considered Integrating the two concepts?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 03-10-2012 05:56 PM

This box is, I want to say sexy for some reason.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 03-10-2012 06:06 PM

Beautiful wood, beautiful shape and nice finish. kudos

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Roger

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#7 posted 03-10-2012 10:33 PM

now that grain is really kool. Wow!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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kiefer

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#8 posted 03-10-2012 10:38 PM

Art that is a beautiful piece of wood and you brought the best out of it.
Very nice lines .

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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#9 posted 03-10-2012 10:38 PM

I’ve never seen Bubinga in those colors , but the box itself is beautifully shaped and finished : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#10 posted 03-10-2012 11:38 PM

Well done, our design has highlighted the grain which is why bandsawn boxes sell !

I would score this box 8 out of 10 ! Very impressive.

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org

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#11 posted 03-10-2012 11:45 PM

wonderful, cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 03-11-2012 12:45 AM

I dont think that is bubinga, it looks like tigerwood. Either way that is a beautiful box.

-- Chief Petty Officer USN(RET) 1991-2011

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John Ormsby

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#13 posted 03-11-2012 12:45 AM

Nice looking box.

I believe the is Goncalo Alves. I see a lot of it in Brazil. Very nice wood.

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#14 posted 03-11-2012 06:09 AM

I don’t think it’s bubinga but whatever it is, it’s sure pretty. Great box.

-- Tom D

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#15 posted 03-11-2012 12:19 PM

Nice design, beautiful wood…whatever it is!

-- 4thumbs in MO

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