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This was a quick put together sandpaper box. It is made of basswood and was finger jointed at the corners. I do a lot of hand sanding and I found a lot of quartered sheets of sandpaper just laying a little of everywhere so That’s the reason for this box. Of course if I have a box I have to carve in it! He He He!!! Enjoy.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"





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jockmike2

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#1 posted 2596 days ago

GEE’’’s all that beautiful work for a sandpaper box. I can imagine what your place must look like. Decorated toilet seat, decorated toilet paper holder etc. How cool. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 2596 days ago

Rog.. you are driving me crazy..
hahahah at some point (this is getting pretty close) we are going to have to say that you are addicted, OCD, lost it…
I can picture the house: “toilet paper”, “toothpicks”, ....
where will it end??

(translation: I’m jealous!!)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 2596 days ago

oh that’s funny.. Mike and I posted at the same time and he also mentioned the toilet paper.. hahaha

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Roger Strautman

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#4 posted 2596 days ago

Where are your minds!! He! He! He!

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 2596 days ago

you know… I watched the chipwood artists at the woodshow; I’ve seen other work (once I was shown their work) and I’ve always put the artistry on the “nice but I don’t need to try that” list.
But.. since I’ve seen YOUR work, my thoughts are changing. I might just have to give this a try. I’d like to have a box in my bathroom with a carved “Toilet Paper” label on the lid. (just kidding on the TP, but I do think I might want to have this beautiful art throughout the house… yah.. might just have to try it.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Karson

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#6 posted 2596 days ago

Rog, Very nice as always. You didn’t show us the inside is there shoddy workmanship hidden below the surface. LOL

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#7 posted 2596 days ago

Rog,
I think your work is some of the best I’ve ever seen.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Roger Strautman

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#8 posted 2596 days ago

Karson, if I showed you the inside you would laugh because I’m a packrat and I have so many used pieces of sandpaper in it that you can’t see anything but paper. I know I should dispose of most of it. I think I will just do that. Thanks!

Dick, I still need to work on my designing stages. It takes me to long to get to the end design. Thanks!

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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oscorner

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#9 posted 2596 days ago

Beautiful carving!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Mark A. DeCou

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#10 posted 2596 days ago

beautiful design. Is this the “tracry” work you were looking at doing?

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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Don

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#11 posted 2596 days ago

Wow! This kind of artistry is a way outside my skill set. Goodonya, Mate!

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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dennis mitchell

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#12 posted 2596 days ago

Rog Rog Rog…sandpaper? That is jewery box quality work. Maybe you have some special diamond grit paper.

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Bill

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#13 posted 2596 days ago

Nice job Rog, but is that the chisel you used to carve the box with?

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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Roger Strautman

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#14 posted 2596 days ago

No Bill, I just layed it there to give you the idea of the size. I use only a knife when chip carving.

No Mark, but this has a similar gothic look to it like tracery.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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