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Project by Pdub posted 07-01-2012 11:16 PM 1259 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the box I made for my Goddaughter, after messing up the original. Followed the same pattern but with different wood. I got a little braver with the grinder this time. It was fun so I can see more in the future. The wood is cherry and maple with walnut splines. Just like her little sister, she seemed to really like it.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.





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knotheadswoodshed

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#1 posted 07-01-2012 11:17 PM

very nicely done!

-- Randy - "I dont make mistakes, I make design change opportunities" www.knotheadswoodshed.com

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TZH

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#2 posted 07-01-2012 11:26 PM

I can certainly understand why she would like it! Nice job. When you say you got a little braver with the grinder, can I ask what exactly do you mean? Thanks for sharing.

TZH

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#3 posted 07-02-2012 12:41 AM

A most unique box ,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 07-02-2012 12:49 AM

Both of your boxes turned out very nice. How is the lyptus to work with? I have never had any but it has a good look/color.

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

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itsmic

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#5 posted 07-02-2012 01:51 AM

Nice Box, she will treasure this always, beautiful wood displayed here, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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Boxguy

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#6 posted 07-02-2012 08:28 AM

Andy,

I’d say you got more than a little braver. This shape is a lot more free and unrestrained. Looks like you are really getting with the carving concept. I can hardly wait to see what happens next. What fun for us to see and share in this journey. Thanks for taking us along.

-- Big Al in IN

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Rick

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#7 posted 07-02-2012 08:59 AM

Very Nice Indeed!!

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 07-02-2012 02:31 PM

This is an amazingly unusual and beautiful box. Excellent work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Pdub

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#9 posted 07-02-2012 06:07 PM

Thanks everyone! @ gfadvm, the lyptus was nice to work with, except for the orange colored haze in the air LOL, I can’t recall having any problems with it

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 07-03-2012 01:14 AM

Thanks Paul- I had heard it was very ‘splintery’. It looks nice so I gotta try some.

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

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#11 posted 07-04-2012 02:46 PM

Very nice waves

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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