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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.
Jul 30, 2012
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#1 posted 07-30-2012 06:35 PM
That is really nice. You did a fantastic job.
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#2 posted 07-30-2012 06:35 PM
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 07-30-2012 08:49 PM
Beautifully done and I really like your wood hinges.
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#4 posted 07-30-2012 08:53 PM
The wood hinges and hasp are excellent! Very nice!
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#5 posted 07-30-2012 09:34 PM
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 07-30-2012 10:54 PM
Saproc…you get a gold star from me. A lovely piece indeed.
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#7 posted 07-30-2012 11:18 PM
Your boxes are beautifull. But your hinges and latches are simply breathtaking!
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#8 posted 07-30-2012 11:58 PM
Very nice I really like the hinges great job
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#9 posted 07-31-2012 01:46 AM
Very cool looking box, love those hinges. Good work
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#10 posted 07-31-2012 02:15 AM
SaprocThat 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 .
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#11 posted 07-31-2012 03:07 AM
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 07-31-2012 03:32 AM
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 07-31-2012 04:59 AM
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#14 posted 07-31-2012 05:21 AM
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.
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#15 posted 07-31-2012 05:54 AM
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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