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Project by Monte Pittman posted 08-07-2012 10:40 PM 1501 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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markswoodcraft

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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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IndianJoe

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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

-- Norman

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grizzman

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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

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Roger

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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. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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IndianJoe

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#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

-- Nimkee** Joe

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gfadvm

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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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jaykaypur

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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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kiefer

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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 松

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amateur

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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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Arlin Eastman

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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.

Arlin

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

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MonteCristo

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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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Ken90712

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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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HalDougherty

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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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bigike

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#15 posted 08-08-2012 11:03 AM

Nice

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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