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Oval Trinket Box

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Project by Henri Monnier posted 06-23-2013 09:38 PM 701 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This oval box is about 6×4 x 2, and might find a spot on SWMBO’s dresser. Both the top and box are made from pine (it used to be a mantle over our fireplace). it was very dry, and I was surprised how well it carved. 2 sided carving again for the lid. Finished with a glaze in the chip-carve and the decorative texture around the top, several coats of poly….

-- |~ Henrii~|- - We'll be friends till we're old and senile... Then we'll be new friends!!





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#1 posted 06-23-2013 11:16 PM

Beautiful work!

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#2 posted 06-23-2013 11:41 PM

Beautiful box.

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#3 posted 06-24-2013 06:19 AM

Looks great!

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#4 posted 06-24-2013 06:49 AM

Very nice box

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#5 posted 06-24-2013 10:42 AM

Beutiful job mate. Well done!

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#6 posted 06-24-2013 12:43 PM

Nice one Henri.
It is neat to have some history in the wood too.

Is the bottom slanted? Or is that just an optical illusion?

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#7 posted 06-24-2013 01:21 PM

This is a wonderful piece and I like the pattern.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 06-24-2013 02:06 PM

Thanks….. But I must give some credit to Steve, as he had a Salt Box with a similar outer flute, which ‘inspired’ me to design a larger/deeper Oval Box…

Steve: no the bottom is not slanted, I may be but the box is on even keel…..

-- |~ Henrii~|- - We'll be friends till we're old and senile... Then we'll be new friends!!

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#9 posted 06-24-2013 10:12 PM

very nice work, well done :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#10 posted 06-26-2013 04:40 PM

Gorgeous box! Great shapes and carving. The top is ornate and like the textures, definitely a keeper!

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