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Project by Monte Pittman posted 08-20-2013 01:32 AM 2412 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am not one of the premier box makers here. But I still work on them occasionally. All boxes are 12”x8”x6”. They are some of my small items at the show. The lids are beetle kill pine

Thanks for looking

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

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#1 posted 08-20-2013 01:39 AM

I like it

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#2 posted 08-20-2013 02:23 AM

Lookin good Monte! One of these days I’m gonna break down and make me something outta that blue stained pine! That stuff is beautiful!

-- A person of integrity never speaks of it...he walks in it...

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#3 posted 08-20-2013 03:10 AM

Oh this is something different I like it, very nice Monte

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#4 posted 08-20-2013 04:06 AM

Very definitely says “Monte Pitman!” I’m voting with Randy.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 08-20-2013 06:29 AM

Love the router work on the sides, Ive just gotta give that a try!

-- Regards Robert

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#6 posted 08-20-2013 09:39 AM

A great looking box. I’ll take it any day.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 08-20-2013 11:47 AM

Nice box and an exceptional top !

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#8 posted 08-20-2013 01:45 PM

I like it too. Some good features on it, with the hinges, and live edge, etc.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 08-20-2013 01:54 PM

I like it, Monte. It’s got it’s own look. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#10 posted 08-20-2013 07:48 PM

Good going !!!! The only wood I use is recycled, downed wood (old age or storm) and Sequoia wood that was cut in the late 40’s ,early 50’s and left as unuseable. My LT 40 woodmizer, a 48” alaskan mill and lots of work turn “scrap” into really nice stuff !!!

Keep up the good work and imagination.

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#11 posted 08-20-2013 07:53 PM

I like the “log cabin” look. Neat box

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#12 posted 08-21-2013 12:39 AM

I like the “Lincoln Log” look! Brought back some childhood memories.
And you know I approve of the “Patron” hinges!

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

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#13 posted 08-23-2013 04:08 PM

Monte, I disagree, this is prime time for sure. How boring would projects be if they all looked factory made!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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