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Project by DustinTN posted 353 days ago 1403 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from reclaimed wooden toolbox. This is a simple project made from a dilapidated and falling-apart old wooden toolbox. I repaired and reinforced the box with new hardware, sanded it, applied a homemade stain made from vinegar & steel wool (for the rust/oxidation) then sealed in paste wax. The Martin Guitar logo on the box is made from little coasters that Martin gives away at trade shows, music festivals, etc. They are the soundholes cut out from Martin guitars. I sanded the coaster down and applied black shoe polish and the handmade stain described above to make the logo stand out and look weathered.

-- "Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity." -Charles Mingus





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Greg D

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#1 posted 353 days ago

I like it, nice piece!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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DustinTN

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#2 posted 353 days ago

Thanks, Greg! Much appreciated.

-- "Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity." -Charles Mingus

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#3 posted 353 days ago

very nice,love the box….

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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hunter71

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#4 posted 352 days ago

The Martin coaster sets it off.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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DustinTN

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#5 posted 352 days ago

Thanks for the nice words, guys, and for checking out the project!

-- "Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity." -Charles Mingus

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 351 days ago

Wow! It looks good and new, with lots of character. Great restoration on that cool tool box.

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404 - Not Found

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#7 posted 338 days ago

You’ve got that rustic look down to a t. Looks great.

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