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Project by bhog posted 10-17-2012 10:14 PM 1727 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a grease box I finished up today while waiting for glue to dry on another project.Its the 3rd one I have made and is the fall off of a piece I used to make a friend a grease box hence the name.

The wood is Figured Big Leaf Maple

It measures 5 1/8” long,1 7/8” wide and 2 1/4” tall.The compartment is around 1 1/8” deep.

The coloring is a couple different dyes/mixes.Cardinal red and bright yellow.Walnut.And then a mix of all 3.And the finish is a polish of beeswax/olive oil.

-- I don't drive a Prius.





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#1 posted 10-18-2012 12:01 AM

Excellent finish on a great grease box bhog, well done!

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#2 posted 10-18-2012 12:07 AM

Nice job man.

-- Eric, central Florida

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#3 posted 10-18-2012 12:13 AM

Tha funk soul brotha. Man ya dig (in my best snoop voice). Id put that right next to my plane till with a good wax cake in it. Time, time for some action!

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#4 posted 10-18-2012 12:15 AM

Beautiful job Brandon.

Pardon my ignorance but what is it that i am looking for in the picture of your Veritas saw?

-- ~Tony

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#5 posted 10-18-2012 12:41 AM

Sweet!!!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net

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bhog

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#6 posted 10-18-2012 12:55 AM

Thanks guys.

Tony- just a stopped cut.It was a cool looking pic but it decided to zoom itself so most of the coolness is chopped out.No ignorance.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#7 posted 10-18-2012 01:24 AM

That is beautiful and sweet indeed, love the maple. But forgive my ignorance , what exactly is a grease box, and what exactly are you gonna stash in there?

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this http://www.melbrownfarmsupply.com"

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bhog

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#8 posted 10-18-2012 01:37 AM

Lucas its to hold grease or wax for your tools,planes etc.I will stash some wax in it but a person could stash whatever would fit.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#9 posted 10-18-2012 01:49 AM

Sweet grease box!!!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#10 posted 10-18-2012 02:42 AM

Can I store my mustache wax in there? I may make one for my wife to store her spermicidal jelly.

-- I love Jeeps

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#11 posted 10-18-2012 03:06 AM

Nice job on this one. I agree, the finish looks great.

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bhog

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#12 posted 10-18-2012 12:23 PM

ScottyB(lol) I was under the impression that if you still used mustache wax then you didnt need spermicidal jelly,,unless.

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#13 posted 10-18-2012 12:23 PM

Nice job on the grease box! I love those little things!

-- Jason K

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#14 posted 10-18-2012 01:20 PM

Cool Grease Box!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#15 posted 10-18-2012 02:55 PM

B, i totally need to make one of these. My old tin of Goddard’s paste wax is on its last leg. Nice job.

-- Cheers!

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