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Project by LEITH posted 11-12-2012 07:36 AM 3508 views 4 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are two boxes I made out of some pallet wood. They sold as soon as I showed them. Thanks for looking.

-- LEITH, SOUTH CAROLINA





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degoose

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#1 posted 11-12-2012 09:47 AM

Love the scorpion inlay… how did you do that..?

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 11-12-2012 10:04 AM

Great work. Glad they sold.

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

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#3 posted 11-12-2012 10:22 AM

Excellent Work, as always, my Friend…
I’d be interested to see how you made the scorpion too!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#4 posted 11-12-2012 01:02 PM

The scorpion design is really nice!

I REALLY have to get some masking and try this spraying technique.

What kind of paint/stain/etc…. are you using?

Great work!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#5 posted 11-12-2012 01:34 PM

I can see why they sold right away. Beautiful.

-- Bryan

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#6 posted 11-12-2012 01:50 PM

Very cool boxes (especially like the scorpion). I think you all have got nicer pallets in SC than we have in Ok. I noticed the grain all runs parallel in the framed top on the first box. Nice!

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

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#7 posted 11-12-2012 02:30 PM

Another something great from pallet! Excellent.

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#8 posted 11-12-2012 02:30 PM

Cool boxes! Those were made from a pallet! It looks like really cool wood.

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#9 posted 11-12-2012 04:20 PM

The most interesting wood I ever got from a pallet turned out to be Birdseye Pine! Very well made boxes! Was the scorpion done on a CNC/laser, Leith?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#10 posted 11-12-2012 05:13 PM

I make alot of stuff from pallets. Steady supply of them where I work. I got a couple last week that had hickory ( I think) runners. Not sure what to make with them yet.
anyway,,,Leith, very nice work. I really like the reclaiming idea, you made something very nice out of wood that would have been tossed out.

-- I'm only deaf in one ear,,,,,I just can't hear out of the other one., Denny, Indiana implant, living in PA

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#11 posted 11-12-2012 05:21 PM

These really show off your craftsmanship and artistic eye.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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LEITH

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#12 posted 11-12-2012 06:38 PM

Thanks for your comments guys. I masked, cut, and spray painted the scorpion on the second box. I use Krylon brand spray paint. More to come.

-- LEITH, SOUTH CAROLINA

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#13 posted 11-12-2012 09:04 PM

Leith;

As with all of you previous boxes, very impressive. The detail on the scorpion is awesome.

Bill in MI

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#14 posted 11-13-2012 02:55 AM

Very nice. I’m amazed by how you took those discards and made those awesome boxes.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#15 posted 11-13-2012 01:44 PM

What could I possibly add. Great Boxes. I thoroughly like your work.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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