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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
Nov 12, 2012
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#1 posted 11-12-2012 09:47 AM
Love the scorpion inlay… how did you do that..?
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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?
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#5 posted 11-12-2012 01:34 PM
I can see why they sold right away. Beautiful.
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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.
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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.
#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.
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#13 posted 11-12-2012 09:04 PM
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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