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Here’s a pencil box I made for my wife to use on her cluttered desk (snuck a project in while she’s out of town). I made it from 1/4” (before sanding) slats I milled from a storm-felled branch of one of the Live Oak trees on the property.
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#1 posted 05-29-2012 09:28 PM
The knot’s are always a standout for me. Where’s the pencils…..................
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#2 posted 05-29-2012 09:59 PM
I love it when a plan comes together.
I have some storm felled live oak I’ve been drying for about 6 months, just waiting for the right project.
The box looks great!
-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!
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#3 posted 05-30-2012 12:59 AM
That is some cool grain. Live oaks don’t grow quite this far North. I’d like to try some and it looks like it would play well with some walnut.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#4 posted 05-30-2012 09:10 AM
Very Nice Indeed!
-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick
#5 posted 05-30-2012 05:07 PM
Oops, I forgot to mention in the original, but the bottom of the box is Southern Yellow Pine (tbh, I milled that from a piece of scrap 2”x4”)
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