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Project by sptfish posted 03-20-2012 05:02 PM 1538 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These were fun to make,

Thie first is a Zebra Wood (top/btm) with Purple Heart Sides.
The top slides in and is supposed to be hard to see. Mine is ok,
The top and bottom needed a little stain to bring out the wood so I
used a Dark Walnut stain, and several light coats until I got what I was looking for.

The second is all Zebra Wood with no stain. Just wipe on Poly.

-- Sptfish, Naples, Florida,

7 comments so far

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#1 posted 03-20-2012 05:41 PM

Both nice! I think that first lid would disappear if the woods were the same. Very sweet boxes.


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#2 posted 03-20-2012 05:54 PM

These are very nice.

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 03-20-2012 05:59 PM

Beautiful work Sptfish!

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#4 posted 03-20-2012 09:58 PM

Those are some good looking boxes

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 03-21-2012 01:20 AM

Man I love that tigerwood. Nice boxes and a good job on the tigerwood box hinges.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#6 posted 03-21-2012 04:39 AM

Beautiful boxes

-- wood crafting & classes

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#7 posted 03-21-2012 08:12 AM

Beautiful! Love the wood choices.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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