One of my favorets Made Today

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Project by Dennis Hunter / Laura Merchant posted 06-28-2012 02:55 AM 1901 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box today out of the Redwood Robert Triplett brought me and I teamed it up with Zebra Wood and Padauk The edges are also Padauk. I left the sun burnt wood on the inside because the dark wood makes the zebra wood stand out. The front edge was a after thought. Its 8” x 6” and just under 4” thick. Hope you all enjoy and Robert Triplett any more bad comments on my wood and your next project I’ll dog you LOL. P.S. To you all that don’t know me Robert is my friend. He is the one that got me into making boxes and cutting boards and is my mentor to them. I just build different than him. Just don’t show him a abstract he wount see it.
Thanks to everyone on LJ’s for there support and comments.

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#1 posted 06-28-2012 03:13 AM

nice very nice

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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#2 posted 06-28-2012 05:34 AM

Looks good Dennis. I like the way you added the Padauk. All of the woods go together well and the weathered wood on the inside even looks good. A good days work.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#3 posted 06-28-2012 09:17 AM

Another great one, You guys are busy! Congrats.

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

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#4 posted 06-28-2012 09:35 AM

Nice work. Love the way you did the outside corner trim.

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

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#5 posted 06-28-2012 09:41 AM

Nice looking box Dennis, Nice wood choice, always good to have your own style. :)

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#6 posted 06-28-2012 10:44 AM

Nice box. Nice wood combo/s. I like the curvy top

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 06-28-2012 12:28 PM

Very nice box. I like the lid idea too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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