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1/4 sawn cherry box

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Project by jaykaypur posted 785 days ago 1125 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made of cherry wood from the same log but cut at 2 different times. The sides are quarter-sawn from one cutting and the bottom and top are from the second cutting. The box measures 8’’ x 8’’ x 3’’ and is finished with danish oil. The inside was left unfinished. Thanks for the comments and looks.

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





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gfadvm

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#1 posted 785 days ago

That quartersawn cherry looks a lot like quarter sawn sycamore. First time I’ve seen that in cherry. Very cool.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 785 days ago

Very nice job. Like the look of the cherry.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 785 days ago

gfadvm——I thought the same thing too. I was really concerned that I had picked the wrong pile but I had several pieces left over that the sides were made from and I could match it with the cherry log—-grain to grain—from where I had slabbed it off so I know its cherry but it sure had me confused for a while too!

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

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Roger

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#4 posted 785 days ago

That Cherry is cherry.

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

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lew

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#5 posted 785 days ago

Love that top!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Boxguy

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#6 posted 785 days ago

So why no finish on the inside? Seems a waste to not show the grain there as well.

-- Big Al in IN

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Arlin Eastman

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#7 posted 785 days ago

Jay
You did a very nice job on the box buddy. Keep up the good work.

Arlin

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

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Joe Weaver

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#8 posted 784 days ago

great looking box

-- Joe, Ga

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koog

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#9 posted 782 days ago

the top is great….will need to try it

-- KOOG plan today...survive tommorow

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