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Sawed up this log was surprised by the grain. Hope the pictures do it justice. The lid is elm and the splines are Hophornbeam. Shipwright hinge.
Thanks for looking
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#1 posted 08-07-2012 10:50 PM
great job, and i really like the live edge on it
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#2 posted 08-07-2012 11:52 PM
Curly Ash Never heard of it.I worked with ash most of my life there is green , white and black that I use for baskets .But I do have to say thats one nice box I got to make some some day .good work nice
-- Nimkee** Joe
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#3 posted 08-07-2012 11:52 PM
Nice box, love the hinge and the woods look great
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#4 posted 08-07-2012 11:58 PM
your right, that figure in the wood is beautiful, almost makes ya want to slice it real thin to make it last…grizz
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#5 posted 08-07-2012 11:59 PM
Very nice. Looks like there are plenty o boxes below that one.. :)
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
#6 posted 08-08-2012 12:02 AM
had the test on my lag waiting to here for the Doc will let you know how it go’s
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#7 posted 08-08-2012 01:19 AM
You pretty much covered alll the bases on this one! Really nice figured wood, splined miters, and a nice Shipwright hinge. Great job on this one. Can’t tell about the finish????
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#8 posted 08-08-2012 01:20 AM
Beautiful job and the wood is great! NICE work!
-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!
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#9 posted 08-08-2012 02:55 AM
That is some beautiful figure ,got more ?Like GRIZZMAN says slice it thin and make it last for more like this .
-- Kiefer / It's all about design and innovation
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#10 posted 08-08-2012 03:04 AM
Great box, love the hinge. Shipwright? How do you do it?
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#11 posted 08-08-2012 03:06 AM
Wow Monte, I really love the wood. Good work on the box too.
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#12 posted 08-08-2012 03:07 AM
Spectacular front face !
-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""
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#13 posted 08-08-2012 08:30 AM
Well done!!! I love seeing live edges and knots left in the wood. I always try to insert them in my projects.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#14 posted 08-08-2012 10:55 AM
Great looking project and the best looking ash I’ve seen. Thanks for sharing!
-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com
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#15 posted 08-08-2012 11:03 AM
-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://firstname.lastname@example.org
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