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Lidded Change Box

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Project by dingle posted 03-18-2012 05:21 AM 813 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of the final projects I will post before I return back to Indiana. This is a lidded box that my wife will use put change in.. She likes to play Bingo at the RV park we spend our winters at. This box is made from a piece of Mesquite I purchased from a timber dealer down around Tubac Arizona. As can be seen from the pictures the number 3 picture shows a blemish in the box which I decided to leave for character. The lid has an insert of a 1 ounce piece of .999 copper coin with an eagles head. The wood grain is beautiful and it was a fun project to complete. This was finished with EEE and shellawax.





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NormG

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#1 posted 03-18-2012 05:32 AM

Great piece, glad to see you left the “blemish”

-- Norman

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#2 posted 03-18-2012 08:53 AM

I must agree I like the blemish also.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 03-18-2012 11:44 AM

Nice practical piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#4 posted 03-19-2012 02:53 AM

Great piece and that blemish gives it character.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 03-23-2012 12:46 AM

Very nice piece, Danny. The raw wood mark gives it unique character!! Good job, ........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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