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Project by Gene Howe posted 09-22-2012 01:01 AM 1732 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a set of band saw boxes of walnut and maple.
Finish is a 50/50 mix of Dark Walnut Watco and Marine varnish.
The base is meant to represent rippling water.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton





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#1 posted 09-22-2012 01:07 AM

masquerade !

the eyes have it

well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 09-22-2012 01:23 AM

Beautiful job. The woods compliment each other very well.

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

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#3 posted 09-22-2012 01:28 AM

wow truly beautiful Gene!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#4 posted 09-22-2012 01:29 AM

And you dont say—-you can do this all on a shopsmith? (LOL!)

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#5 posted 09-22-2012 05:10 AM

She’s a beaut Gene.
I like David’s comment…. the eyes have it.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#6 posted 09-22-2012 06:19 AM

SENCILLAMENTE HERMOSAS GENE ;-D

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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#7 posted 09-22-2012 09:58 AM

Very nice combiation of woods-my favorite,beautiful shape.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 09-22-2012 01:10 PM

Muchas, muchas gracias, Kova!
Significa mucho viniendo de un hombre de su talento extrodinary.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#9 posted 09-22-2012 01:13 PM

Thanks guys.
Can’t you just imagine this in a semi dark room. It’s likely to scare the heck out of my grandkids.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#10 posted 09-22-2012 09:22 PM

Nice one Gene.

-- 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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#11 posted 09-23-2012 01:30 AM

That is a beautiful piece. A great design to mount the pair on a base. My granddaughter might call those “mean eyes”.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#12 posted 09-23-2012 12:31 PM

Tis a beauty fer sure.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#13 posted 01-06-2013 04:07 PM

Very nice! Makes me want to work with curves. So far I’ve not made anything that was not square. I did describe my latch mechanism in reply to your comment on my boxes earlier today.

-- Mr. Laughingbrook

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