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Project by Monte Pittman posted 04-27-2012 12:07 PM 1070 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After my overnight attempt at these I new I wanted to make a much better one.

This was from an ash branch that had been in the slash pile for a couple years. I used aromatic Red Cedar for the sides and back of the drawer. The drawer pull is my “wonder” wood (I’m still wondering what it is). I’ll show it more in future posting.

Still a lot of imperfections but I am a lot happier with the outcome. Multiple coats of poly for finish.

Thanks for looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.





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TexPenn

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#1 posted 04-27-2012 12:31 PM

Lookin Good!

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 04-27-2012 01:16 PM

Nice job, some cool looking wood.

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

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 04-28-2012 12:55 AM

Nice job Monte. When you come visit maybe we’ll make a live edge mesquite one. You probably don’t get much mesquite in your neighborhood.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 04-28-2012 02:00 AM

Nice box, like the grain

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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jaykaypur

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#5 posted 04-28-2012 10:27 AM

Nice box and I bet the cedar will definitely give the user a “surprise” smell when it’s opened. Good job.

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

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bowtie

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#6 posted 04-28-2012 10:57 AM

Nice work, reminds me of the cash register drawers of years ago.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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