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Project by diggerdelaney posted 03-29-2013 05:36 PM 1452 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these 6 boxes from mainly the scrap bin. The first three from all scrap bin wood unknown. The next has a lid of Oak that I liked and also fitted with a divider.
The two below have Beech lids and have carved ripples in the top These I have titled “Ripples In The Sand”
All the boxes are finished with a gloss varnish and I used sticky backed felt for the bottom of the boxes except one which I brought it up the inside as well

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/





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Jim Rowe

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#1 posted 03-29-2013 06:47 PM

These look nice. How do you achieve the ripple effect? It’s very impressive.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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jap

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#2 posted 03-29-2013 07:20 PM

i love the ripple, i might try do do them on my next box

-- Joel

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diggerdelaney

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#3 posted 03-29-2013 08:22 PM

Thanks guys. The ripple effect was borrowed off of this site forgive me I can’t remember who it was.
I did mine by carving and then sanding them.

-- Derek, Kent, UK, http://s702.photobucket.com/albums/ww21/diggerdelaney/

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#4 posted 03-29-2013 08:57 PM

Boxes very nice, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#5 posted 03-29-2013 09:59 PM

G’Day Derek,
Very nice little boxes, the craftsmanship is so neat and the sand effect is stunning.
Well done.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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gfadvm

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#6 posted 03-30-2013 01:07 AM

Those are all very nice but I particularly like the sculpted sand ripples. Great job!

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

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#7 posted 03-30-2013 01:46 AM

Very nice collection of boxes.

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

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#8 posted 03-30-2013 11:18 AM

Very nice Boxes!! Really Beautiful!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#9 posted 04-02-2013 02:08 PM

Wow! Great carving on the ripples, very impressive. Love them.

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