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Project by LEITH posted 08-01-2013 04:14 AM 1218 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone, It’s been a while since I’ve been on the site. I got the CarveWright machine in March and I just got around to playing with it a bit. Here is a box I made out of some oak pallet wood that I have. I love this machine!

-- LEITH, SOUTH CAROLINA





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maplerock

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#1 posted 08-01-2013 04:18 AM

That is remarkable! What a fantastic looking box. Something like this would be a treasured keepsake. AWESOME!!!!

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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MShort

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#2 posted 08-01-2013 04:54 AM

Wow… That is a lot of fine detail on that box. I see that you are mastering the new tool quite well.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#3 posted 08-01-2013 07:48 AM

Leith that is some fancy cutting work
How long did the carving take?

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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ElmoSr

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#4 posted 08-01-2013 10:26 AM

That is really nice,, I recently bought a carvewright and I am having a blast with mine, thanks for sharing this project

-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch

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Oldtool

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#5 posted 08-01-2013 10:32 AM

Awesome detail, great work on this project.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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James

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#6 posted 08-01-2013 11:33 AM

That is absolutely beautiful, I would love to make something like that for my 3 kids for keepsakes.

-- James G'ville,MS Rev 22:2 .............. and the leaves of the tree [were] for the healing of the nations.

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#7 posted 08-01-2013 01:38 PM

Nice job…looks great !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 08-01-2013 02:28 PM

Very nice work. Congratulations.

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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Tag84

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#9 posted 08-01-2013 03:37 PM

Beautiful box! i really like all the details you carved.

-- -Thomas -

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#10 posted 08-01-2013 04:03 PM

Now that is cool…. great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 08-02-2013 01:26 AM

Carved work like that, on one of your fine boxes?! That’s a sure-fire formula for a Great Piece!
It looks Fantastic Leith, Very Well Done!!
Nice to see you back here on LJ’s my Friend… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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CharlieM1958

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#12 posted 08-02-2013 01:27 AM

Good to see you again. Excellent work on the box!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#13 posted 08-02-2013 01:46 AM

Very nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#14 posted 08-02-2013 01:33 PM

The future holds many beautiful presents to your friends. That’s gorgeous!

-- Kevin H. --Pennsylvania

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#15 posted 08-03-2013 12:58 PM

That is super nice Leith. Wow! I know you’ll be havin plenty o fun with your new equipment.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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