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Project by Richard posted 11-03-2012 11:10 PM 2099 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Eat the kitty treats and you will “spend a night in the box’‘

Reclaimed honey locust tree made into a large Sea Chest. Walnut turned handles also from local trees. The top had wormy wood which I filled in with inlay. I am donating this chest for a silent auction and I will probably fill the inner till with chocolate gold coins, Mardi Gras beads and a bottle of wine.

The tree came out of one of our parks and I like the orange color of Honey locust wood

Just kidding about Marley spending a night in the box, it was just barely over an hour.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 11-03-2012 11:39 PM

LOL RIGHT…Nice ! I like the honey locust tree. They planted a lot of them when they were greening Chicago. Very graceful trees.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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quicksilver

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#2 posted 11-04-2012 01:08 AM

Nice box.
I don’t see that pooch being a bad dog.
Looks like a friend for life.

-- Quicksilver

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 11-04-2012 01:28 AM

Black labs never do anything wrong :-)

Nice looking box

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

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#4 posted 11-04-2012 01:46 AM

nice box build

good cause too

marley looks like he can’t figure out
why he is in a box

‘what now’ ?

-- 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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copcarcollector

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#5 posted 11-04-2012 02:58 AM

Marley does not look hapy in the box!

Great build – thanks for sharing.

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dnick

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#6 posted 11-04-2012 03:25 AM

I had a giant 130 lb. black lab who passed last month. Mighty Joe. I don’t think he would have fit in that. Nice box, nice dog.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#7 posted 11-04-2012 05:54 PM

Funny stuff

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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CampD

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#8 posted 11-04-2012 06:35 PM

I can tell a guilt ridden Lab when I see one!

-- Doug...

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Roger

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#9 posted 11-04-2012 10:06 PM

Oh yea! MardiGras bound.. lol Nice chest. Awww, poor lil Marley

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

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Paulo in Texas

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#10 posted 11-05-2012 06:27 PM

I’m not coming onto you or anything, but I really like your chest :-)

Is the inlay epoxy or some kind of stone?

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Richard

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#11 posted 11-06-2012 07:45 AM

Thanks for the compliments everyone,

Paulo, it is regular inlay epoxy. However I have always wanted to use a pretty blue glass bottle for the inlay the blueness of the glass tends to disapear as I grind it up.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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#12 posted 11-07-2012 09:34 PM

Interior finish: drool.

Nice job on this

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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#13 posted 11-10-2012 10:55 PM

Bet it was fun getting the dog to stay in the box long enough to take the picture. Treats were involved no doubt.

Don

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