Georgia Pecan and Black Walnut Box

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Project by Nick_R posted 09-21-2013 02:04 PM 1067 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Surprise! It’s not a bowl.

This is more of the same wood a friend brought to me from his place in Georgia. I cut it, milled it, shaped it, sanded it, glued it and Voila! its a box.

The grain is so neat I just put lacquer on it and let it go… No stain or oil or stain.

-- Hope for the best but plan for the worst.

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#1 posted 09-21-2013 02:13 PM

That is some beautiful wood. And getting to start off from log form makes it even better. Nice work

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 09-22-2013 12:25 AM

Good to see Georgia pecan is as riddled with worm holes as ours in Oklahoma!

Nice job on the box.

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

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#3 posted 09-22-2013 04:30 AM

I like the handle

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 09-22-2013 04:48 AM

Great job. Must be satisfying to take it from tree to box!

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

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#5 posted 09-22-2013 05:02 AM

Very pretty.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#6 posted 09-22-2013 10:41 AM

Nice box Nick…wood looks great…well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#7 posted 09-23-2013 02:39 AM

I am surprised!! :) And Voila… It’s beautiful!! And I love how you started with a tree from Georgia, cut it up, and have made so many cool pieces! Very impressive!

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#8 posted 09-25-2013 01:39 PM

It looks fantastic! Gorgeous wood, great design and awesome finish. Great job!

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