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Project by Paul Sipos posted 09-08-2012 10:05 AM 1048 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had some scrap pieces lying around & wanted to make something fast but useable to take to my show today. Made out of Poplar, heartwood pine & black walnut. I left the saw marks on top because I thought it just made a neat design. Resembles a turtle shell.

-- psipos@snakebite.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-08-2012 05:14 PM

I like the look. I hope it sells for you.

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

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Kookaburra

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#2 posted 09-08-2012 06:38 PM

I agree – the top looks like it was by design. Are you planning to finish this? Asking because I want to know how you would preserve the pattern.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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LittlePaw

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#3 posted 09-09-2012 03:19 AM

Looks like a nice solid box!

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

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Paul Sipos

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#4 posted 09-09-2012 11:26 AM

I put finish on this type of wood before & the bad thing about it that it turns the green too dark and ruins the look. Does anyone know what I could put on it but not change the color?

-- psipos@snakebite.com

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Birks

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#5 posted 09-09-2012 04:28 PM

Cool use of poplar!

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