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Project by Dennis Hunter / Laura Merchant posted 08-22-2012 11:54 PM 1220 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a few boxes I build a few weeks ago but was waiting on the hinges. One is Cocobalo and a mistery wood top and the other is Spalted Maple three different types.
Been busy with shows so I have not been around much hope everyone has been having fun with their builds.
Thanks Dennis

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 08-22-2012 11:57 PM

Absolutely love number 1. Beautiful box. Others are really cool also.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 08-23-2012 12:02 AM

Nice work on all of them but I agree with Monte….the inside of that first box is PERFECTLY done! Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 08-23-2012 12:05 AM

They are all super cool!

I love the grain pattern in them – you made great choices!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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MonteCristo

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#4 posted 08-23-2012 12:50 AM

That mystery wood is really nice – might even be maple itself as it can sometimes go pretty brown when it spalts.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#5 posted 08-23-2012 01:56 AM

Nice Dennis. You know, you can fix the jagged edges with a table saw! LOL.. That first top looks like the Carob I have been using. Someone told me Koa is similar.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#6 posted 08-23-2012 02:18 AM

Nice boxes Dennis. How are the shows going for you? Thinking about getting into going to the shows once I get enough projects made in advance.
Good to see you back on line

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tomhcww@gmail.com)

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Roger

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#7 posted 08-23-2012 12:53 PM

Oh yea, that 1st box… Wow! Super nice, all of em

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#8 posted 08-23-2012 07:13 PM

Great looking boxes and wonderful wood too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 08-25-2012 10:08 AM

Nice looking boxes Dennis

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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#10 posted 08-25-2012 02:26 PM

I love the way you sulpted along the natural grain instead of leaving it rectangular! That is a nice touch of artistry, Dennis/Laura! Very, very nice!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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