Pirate box #2

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Project by majuvla posted 09-13-2013 08:30 AM 1812 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pirate box , made as weding gift for Sanja and Dario. It will be filled with few hundred EUROs in coins (CENTs).
It was made of pine and firwood, walnut colour and three layers of varnish. Metal parts were soaked in acid to get rusty and old effect, including screws.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#1 posted 09-13-2013 11:18 AM

Very clever and cute gift! Nice job!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#2 posted 09-13-2013 11:43 AM

Arr Arr Arr….......’tis a very nice pirate’s chest!!!!!!!! Great job on it , Ivan!!
Great gift!!!!!!!!!!.................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 09-13-2013 11:57 AM

That’s great!

Where’d you get that hardware?

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#4 posted 09-13-2013 12:43 PM

Cool presentation box.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#5 posted 09-13-2013 05:20 PM

Thanks all. Hardware is from nearest store – nothing special.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 09-18-2013 01:11 PM

Cool pirate box! Like the rustic look and the beautiful finish.

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#7 posted 09-18-2013 03:06 PM

Very beautiful wedding gift Ivan! What a terrific idea to fill the Pirate’s treasure chest with ” gold”!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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#8 posted 09-18-2013 11:38 PM

That is fantastically awesome. I really like the metal and wood combos. Thnx for the tip on how to age the metal also. Very kool. Congrats to the new couple also.

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

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#9 posted 09-27-2013 10:44 PM

Hi Ivan :: Great Pirates treasure chest ! Good work with the Metal I like how you have finnished it all off.
I think you may do well to advertise these for sale. Good luck from Windsor England ::

-- BAZZ, LIVERPOOL UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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#10 posted 09-28-2013 10:20 AM

Thanks Buzz,I will think about it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 10-21-2013 05:12 PM

Very nice!. A futur project of mine. Thanks for sharing it Ivan.



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#12 posted 11-22-2013 11:24 PM

This is really original and beautiful. Very rustic and realistic looking. Great Job!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#13 posted 07-16-2015 05:29 PM

In kind minute….....

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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#14 posted 10-09-2015 10:41 AM

Beautiful! Your project gallery is really inspiring, so many gorgeous items. :)

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#15 posted 10-09-2015 06:01 PM

This looks very nice.

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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