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Project by blackcherry posted 630 days ago 1747 views 1 time favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey Jocks, hope the summer is sizzling with fun and woodworking. This batch of Curly Maple and Curly Walnut makes for the dramatic effects of tide pool waters. Finish off with a Danish Oil and French Polish, thanks for viewing your friend in woodworking….Blackcherry





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Roger

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#1 posted 630 days ago

Oh man blackie.. These are all very stunning. I think they moved. Very beautiful. All of em.

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

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robert triplett

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#2 posted 630 days ago

Just stopped to have lunch and decided to check out the work here. Glad I dd. these are very nice. I like seeing how you can move beyond a simple box shape and add a sense of movement. I also like the thin walnut edging on the lid.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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TomTinkerSum

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#3 posted 630 days ago

Great set or as each on their own. Nice work!!

-- If a woodchuck could chuck wood, he's probably not a Lumberjock --

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Lenny

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#4 posted 630 days ago

My, my, my Wilson, someone has been getting in some serious shop time! Three more wonderful boxes. As Robert indicated, the sense of movement is the most striking element of these. Am I correct that the thin walnut edging is only on one box?

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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blackcherry

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#5 posted 630 days ago

Thanks guy for commenting on these boxes…

Lenny the 1/8” banding are present on all three boxes…BC

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LittlePaw

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#6 posted 630 days ago

Curly and quilted maple are two of my most favored wood to make things out of. Your boxes are outstanding in workmanship, choice of wood and finish! Beautiful ! ! !

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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shipwright

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#7 posted 630 days ago

Hey BC, I see a lot of tide pools here on the west coast and these are well named.
They really do remind one of a tide pool with just a pull of wind rippling the surface.

Well done !!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 630 days ago

Nice box.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Dusty56

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#9 posted 630 days ago

Shimmering delights , my friend : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

#10 posted 630 days ago

nice work and great wood!

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC http://www.finefurnituremaker.net/

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dnick

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#11 posted 630 days ago

Beautiful work. You’re an artist

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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jbschutz

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#12 posted 630 days ago

Wilson,
Beautiful trio of boxes. Craftsmanship that lets the wood speak….that’s your hallmark. The maple is magnificent!

-- jbschutz

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jaykaypur

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#13 posted 630 days ago

Very nice trio. Love the wood…..almost shimmers!

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

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Ken90712

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#14 posted 629 days ago

Wilson, Nice job as always buudy… Love the set that look really great,,,,, you nailed it as always… Have a great Sunday!

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

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SASmith

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#15 posted 629 days ago

Between the curl of the wood and the sculpting you have done the boxes look alive.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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