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Project by jlb posted 05-26-2013 06:32 AM 1494 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box as a gift for my Dentist who helps keep my bank account lean. It represents the Frank Lloyd Wright style. The plans came from an article in wood magazine. The wood is Padauk and maple. The finish is mylands sanding sealer,(#@$##%&**)=Indicates difficulty in brushing a smooth coating. Topcoat is Deft gloss lacquer. comments always welcome. Thanks for looking.

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net





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#1 posted 05-26-2013 08:02 AM

Very very nice

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#2 posted 05-26-2013 12:12 PM

I think Frank would be proud. Great job.

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

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#3 posted 05-26-2013 12:13 PM

This box is quite unusual and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 05-26-2013 02:55 PM

Very nicely done it looks awesome.

-- Be yourself everyone else is already taken.

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#5 posted 05-30-2013 02:36 PM

Cool box! Great design and use of beautiful contrasting woods. The finish is flawless. I’m sure your dentist will love it.

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#6 posted 05-31-2013 03:30 PM

Beautiful striking. Awesome woods. Nice work
,

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#7 posted 05-31-2013 05:23 PM

Befitting a dentist, overstated elegance.

You did a good job” style catching”! Thanks for sharing this with us.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#8 posted 06-15-2013 06:42 PM

Very nice execution of the design, Jim! When I saw that article, I decided to add that to my to do list.

-- Bill, Thomasville, GA

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