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This box is 4×4x8 ish and is made with curly maple and gummy cherry.
-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973
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#1 posted 10-07-2012 03:33 PM
A very nice box Big O
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#2 posted 10-07-2012 03:36 PM
I really like the flowing lines of the sculpted top. I have never tried sculpting, what tools do you use to achieve the beautiful results?
-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green
#3 posted 10-07-2012 03:51 PM
look up holey galahad. I use to use flapwheel sanding disks, but a lid like this would take at least two of them at 8 dollars a pop. The power rasp costs about 80, but I have done several projects with it and it has paid for itself a long time ago. But if you just want to give it a whirl, the flap wheels are the way to go.
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#4 posted 10-07-2012 04:11 PM
Nice looking box ,a real unique design. I find theses tools work great for sculpturing work.
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#5 posted 10-08-2012 01:12 AM
You have certainly been busy (and productive!) All of your boxes are very nice but the curly oak has to be my favorite. There can’t be much curly oak out there and you put yours to good use.
-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm
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#6 posted 10-08-2012 03:55 AM
Jim….......Thanks for that, I for one will be filing it away for reference…..........;-J
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#7 posted 10-08-2012 02:56 PM
Very nice job.
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#8 posted 10-09-2012 03:15 AM
-- Big Al in IN
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#9 posted 03-23-2013 05:03 PM
How do you, or anyone else, for that matter, shape wood like this? A grinder? Gouges? Pliers? I have got to learn how to do this. I want to start doing some art nouveau stuff and learning this technique would be beneficial.
-- Tree, wood, and box lover. Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan, and soon to be Pennsylvanian once again!
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