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Project by Monte Pittman posted 10-27-2012 08:51 PM 1182 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.





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grizzman

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#1 posted 10-27-2012 09:33 PM

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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#2 posted 10-27-2012 09:34 PM

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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#3 posted 10-27-2012 09:59 PM

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 10-27-2012 10:13 PM

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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#5 posted 10-27-2012 11:49 PM

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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#6 posted 10-27-2012 11:54 PM

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 10-28-2012 12:35 AM

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 10-28-2012 12:59 AM

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 10-28-2012 01:08 AM

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 10-28-2012 01:10 AM

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

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Kevin

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#11 posted 10-28-2012 02:09 AM

Amazing boxes Monte, good luck at the show.

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

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#12 posted 10-28-2012 03:05 AM

Monte,

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

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#13 posted 10-28-2012 10:37 AM

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 10-28-2012 11:33 AM

24 hours

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#15 posted 10-28-2012 11:39 AM

Gr8 lookin boxes Monte. Good luck at the show

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

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