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Project by Monte Pittman posted 671 days ago 1176 views 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some of the simple boxes i have for the show on Monday.

First one is oak with an elm top and poplar hinges

Second is oak with an oak top and poplar hinges

Third is Juniper (from LJ juniper canyon) with a poplar top and hinges

All of them have 2 coats of Danish oil and 6 coats of water based poly

All are 12” x 8” x 5”

Thanks for looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability





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grizzman

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#1 posted 671 days ago

monte, your at it again, great projects here, some very nice wood, and your making some mighty fine boxes, keep at it…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 671 days ago

Monte they are great looking boxes

I’m sure they will be popular.

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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patron

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#3 posted 671 days ago

show the real wood

that’s the way monte

all look great

here’s to a good show
for you

enjoy

-- 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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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 670 days ago

Good luck at your show…Those should sell easily since the are very nice and unique.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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clieb91

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#5 posted 670 days ago

Monte, They look real cool I really like the live edges. Good Luck at the show and let us now how it is going. I just completed the first of 4 shows for this year.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 670 days ago

Keep em coming Monte ,the’re al Monte originals.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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jaykaypur

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#7 posted 670 days ago

Very nice. Love the grain on the tops.

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

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Blackie_

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#8 posted 670 days ago

Monte those are some very nice looking boxes, awesome work.

-- 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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gfadvm

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#9 posted 670 days ago

Your box making skills have taken a quantum leap forward. They are all nice but I’m partial to the elm. Nice finish as well. Is that brushed on Polycrylic over Danish oil? Best of luck at the show!

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

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 670 days ago

Yes it’s brushed on. I am using Danish oil on most everything now.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Kevin

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#11 posted 670 days ago

Amazing boxes Monte, good luck at the show.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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MarkTheFiddler

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#12 posted 670 days ago

Monte,

Great job sir! I love the joinery and live edges.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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bowtie

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#13 posted 670 days ago

great looking boxes Monte, how long do you let the oil dry before applying the polyacrylic?

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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Monte Pittman

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#14 posted 670 days ago

24 hours

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Roger

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#15 posted 670 days ago

Gr8 lookin boxes Monte. Good luck at the show

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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