weathered oak

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Project by longgone posted 05-26-2013 11:04 PM 1976 views 1 time favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Still working with the Oak. Got another one being fumed with ammonia. Typing with one hand cause I smashed my finger. OUCH…! type more later when throbbing stops.

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#1 posted 05-26-2013 11:12 PM

wow, the hammer did that, you must have really been swinging on that one..yikes… as to the 1000 year old box you have there, where did you find it….....i love the look, it looks acent to me, looks like something you would open and find some old scrolls or the jewels that belong to a tribal king…really nice…....

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 05-26-2013 11:13 PM

Very nice box Gregg. The finger sure looks like it hurts, done that myself a few times.

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 05-26-2013 11:20 PM

I really love the way you age these. Great work.

My fingers know how you feel.

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

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#4 posted 05-26-2013 11:39 PM

I like this! A tribute to New Orleans! Cajun!..... That looks like a trip to urgent care!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 05-26-2013 11:41 PM

Stuff like that usually happens when I’m doing two things at the same time and not paying attention.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Don Broussard

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#6 posted 05-26-2013 11:53 PM

@Greg—Nice box. It does look like it’s very old wood. Sorry to hear about your collision with the hammer. Hope you didn’t get your DNA on the box. Heal up quickly!

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#7 posted 05-27-2013 12:02 AM

Nice Box, I had a finger to match, mine was a collision with a dust collector impeller but it looked exactly the same. It really hurts…............ a lot.


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#8 posted 05-27-2013 12:20 AM

Another nice box. I think you have this type of box nailed, er uh “perfected”. Hope the finger gets well soon.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Monte Pittman

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#9 posted 05-27-2013 12:20 AM

Hey Greg, I don’t mean to put more pressure on the finger. Just a quick question. Is this fumed as well as sandblasted?

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

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#10 posted 05-27-2013 12:24 AM

You sure will likely remember this box. Nice one, the box I mean. :-)

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#11 posted 05-27-2013 12:37 AM

Don’t worry. It will feel better once it stops hurting.

The box is fantastic. Is this weathered oak actually weathered or is it a treatment. It is great.

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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#12 posted 05-27-2013 12:41 AM

These weathered boxes are starting to grow on me.

That finger will run into everything you get near for the next month!

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

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#13 posted 05-27-2013 01:01 AM

Amazing weathering look on the box. How do you do that. Also, is it weird that when i saw the last pic the first thought that entered my mind wasnt ‘ouch” or “man that must have hurt” but was instead “Get it away from the wood. No matter what, never bleed on the wood”?

-- ET1 (SS) Cowan, Bremerton, WA - (I'll come up with a witty quote later)

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#14 posted 05-27-2013 01:39 AM

This box is my favorite one that you made so far. I would recommend that the next time that you move that finger – ouch, that looks sore!

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#15 posted 05-27-2013 01:57 AM

Very unique box. Nice job.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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