Burr Oak Box

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Project by gwolfe1977 posted 09-12-2013 03:37 PM 1080 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box with Burr Oak. The tray has a Maple, Red Oak and Mahogany for the bottom, and Poplar for the sides and center.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#2 posted 09-16-2013 12:33 PM

Very nice, gwolfe! Did you use something to darken the coarse grain?

-- Chip, Virginia

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#3 posted 09-17-2013 04:37 AM

Thanks Echofive. I used a mixture of stain. 4 to 1 ratio with golden oak and red oak minwax stains and then 3 coats of minwax satin poly.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#4 posted 09-17-2013 04:03 PM

Good looking box! Like the finish, it really makes the pretty grain patterns pop. Well done!

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#5 posted 09-17-2013 04:29 PM

This is a fine box and the wood is beautiful.

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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#6 posted 09-17-2013 04:46 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#7 posted 10-22-2013 06:45 AM

Hi Gary, I keep going back and looking at those Boxes you made. They are beautifully made. I am going to have to put them on my favourites list as a to do project in the future.



-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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