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Project by saproc posted 758 days ago 2361 views 34 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another box from forest wood i have gatherd.the box measures 200mm x 100mm x 160mm high looks bit rough but i enjoy making them. finned of with linseed oil and beeswax.





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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 758 days ago

That is really nice. You did a fantastic job.

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#2 posted 758 days ago

Another “wow” piece. What wood did you use? Are those wood pins or screws? Reason for using an “old school” finish? ( I have difficulty with maintenance..LOL)

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#3 posted 758 days ago

Beautifully done and I really like your wood hinges.

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#4 posted 758 days ago

The wood hinges and hasp are excellent! Very nice!

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#5 posted 758 days ago

So that’s what has kept you quiet eh? Delightful box!. You certainly have a style of your own. Great use of found oak. I must have a wander around the Forests of Scunthorpe!

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#6 posted 758 days ago

Saproc…you get a gold star from me. A lovely piece indeed.

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#7 posted 758 days ago

Your boxes are beautifull. But your hinges and latches are simply breathtaking!

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#8 posted 758 days ago

Very nice I really like the hinges great job

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#9 posted 758 days ago

Very cool looking box, love those hinges. Good work

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#10 posted 758 days ago

Saproc
That is a beautiful looking box that gives me a very warm and comfortable feeling .
Just love the wood you chose and the inset hasp and hinges are just too fitting .
The wonderful base gives it a floating look.
Just a great style you created .

-- Kiefer 松

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#11 posted 758 days ago

In your description you say it looks a bit rough but I disagree. I think it has a very finished, in some ways refined look. A really handsome box with some nice touches. The hasp and hinges are great !

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#12 posted 758 days ago

That it looks a bit rough makes it all the nicer, imho. Like I always say, if I was into perfection I’d have gone into plastics. That’s a nice box.. I like it! :)

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#13 posted 758 days ago

bitchen..

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#14 posted 758 days ago

Looks great. I like the rustic wood with a high quality finish (unlike some “rustic” pieces I see that are just rough logs nailed together). And the hinges are phenomenal… the small fingers on yours are great.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#15 posted 758 days ago

I think it looks good “a bit rough.” The proportions are nice and those hinges are a perfect fit, I’d be very pleased to have that in my kitchen!

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