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Project by bigogre posted 11-04-2012 08:05 PM 1218 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These two boxes are cut from the same boards The sides are figured walnut, and the top is a beautiful piece of spalted figured maple. It’s the first time I have seen so much pink in the spalting. Its just cool. Is there anything wrong with just sanding, polishing and framing a board? Think I might just do that if I ever find one like it again.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 11-04-2012 08:35 PM

Mother natures art work can’t be beat. I don’t blame you for wanting to just frame boards with that much character, although the boxes you made really showcase the wood grain.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#2 posted 11-04-2012 09:28 PM

Another beautiful piece

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

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#3 posted 11-04-2012 11:40 PM

You did it again!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 11-05-2012 08:44 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#5 posted 11-06-2012 01:21 AM

You do have a good eye for wood! Great boxes. I have seen wood framed and put on the wall as ART. I loved it. I often look at the frame of a painting as much as the painting.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#6 posted 11-06-2012 02:18 AM

Bill, these are beautiful examples of native wood. What about adding a lift for the top? Could you show an inside view so we could see the hinge arrangement? Nice stuff here. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#7 posted 11-07-2012 03:08 AM

Beautiful wood, really nice boxes.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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