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Project by Gary posted 05-29-2012 02:46 AM 1134 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Padauk and Texas Ebony. Black velvet on bottom. It was a quickie box made to put money in as a gift for a friend that is leaving the area

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill





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Tedster

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#1 posted 05-29-2012 03:18 AM

I like how you did the corners/legs on this one, will have to try it some day. Nice combination of wood, too. I especially like the ball latch. That’s a nice feature. Looks like it will hold a lot of money for your friend… lucky friend. :)

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#2 posted 05-29-2012 03:20 AM

Very nice Gary.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#3 posted 05-29-2012 03:53 AM

Thanks Dale
Ted: Don’t know how much it holds. I sure didn’t fill it…

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#4 posted 05-29-2012 12:50 PM

just a box

just a gift

just right
both

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 05-30-2012 01:46 AM

A lot to like with that box.

Maybe its my turn to be dumb, but what is “Texas Ebony”?

Steve.

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#6 posted 05-30-2012 02:14 AM

It’s a tree that grows in S Texas. Center part is dark, sometimes with gold streaks. About the only way I ever find it is in cuts for turning. Bluestingray has it now and then by the pallet load if you have a real thick wallet

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#7 posted 05-30-2012 02:26 AM

Super looking box ,I really like the corner treatment.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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