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Lodgepole Pine Chest full of Puppies

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Project by Richard posted 785 days ago 1599 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A rather large sea chest made from some lodgepole pine growing here in Idaho. I am donating this to a silent auction for our local humane society. I realized I overbuilt it at 28×20 x 16 inches, but hopefully it will capture someone’s attention at the silent auction, or at least the wine and chocolates which I filled the inner bins will.

I didnt want store bought handles, so I took a plank of lodgepole and turned it on my lathe and made a ring and then I cut the ring into thirds and used them for my handles.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho





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cwdance1

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#1 posted 785 days ago

I love it and the handles are great.

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Roger

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#2 posted 785 days ago

Oh yea Richard.. Luvs dem handles. Gr8 idea. Very nice box. That’s some really nice look grain on there. Good luck with the auction.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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DocSavage45

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#3 posted 785 days ago

looks good and great cause. Maybe some puppies in it? or a couple kittens?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Kookaburra

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#4 posted 785 days ago

I like the handles too – really fit the character of the box. What a generous thing for you to do – I am sure it will contribute a good return to a great cause. If I was nearby I know I would bid quite high for it!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Rick

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#5 posted 784 days ago

Nice Project! Thanks for Posting!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#6 posted 784 days ago

Looks great. I like the knotty look.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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workerinwood

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#7 posted 784 days ago

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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dustyal

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#8 posted 784 days ago

well done… looks kind of like there was some pine beetles in the wood… that purplish hue? Seems and excellent choice of wood for the project. Thanks for sharing.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Arlin Eastman

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#9 posted 784 days ago

Well done, just Well done. It makes it even better by helping others.

Arlin

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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nomercadies

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#10 posted 767 days ago

You will get back to us with information on the bid that takes the prize? It has to be one of the most treasured of the treasures offered.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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