Pennsylvania Spice Box

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Project by bradnelson posted 08-11-2012 11:23 PM 2330 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spice box made from curly poplar. I used boiled linseed oil first then used clear shellac as the top coat.

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#1 posted 08-11-2012 11:46 PM

A classic beauty which you have nicely done. Congratulations on a beautiful piece.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 08-12-2012 12:45 AM

Nice work, very nice.

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#3 posted 08-12-2012 12:51 AM

beautiful piece

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#4 posted 08-12-2012 02:21 AM

Nice work,looks good. I built one with poplar also and stained it walnut. I think a lot of people underestimate poplar.

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#5 posted 08-12-2012 02:28 AM

You are making poplar look great! Nice wood and project.

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#6 posted 08-12-2012 03:54 AM

Looks cool , would never have guessed it was Poplar : )

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#7 posted 08-12-2012 10:30 AM

This is a really nice piece. I like the design and the wood looks great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 08-12-2012 11:06 AM

Popular, wow! Fantastic job all the way around.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#9 posted 08-12-2012 01:16 PM

That is really beautiful. I think that the dovetails on the case are great. Congratulations on a super job!

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#10 posted 08-12-2012 02:53 PM

Great looking spice chest Brad excellent work.

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#11 posted 08-12-2012 03:17 PM

That’s beautiful, Brad. Will it sit in a kitchen or some other room? It’s a wonderful finish job, and a wonderful piece.


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#12 posted 08-12-2012 05:46 PM

Very nice ! My first look at curly poplar – i like it !

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#13 posted 08-12-2012 10:34 PM

Outstanding wood & really nice attention to detail. Great job.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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