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Project by Kaleb the Swede posted 09-22-2013 01:18 AM 1377 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got a very small piece of spalted maple with my Craigslist wood find. The piece kind of said “make me a box” to which I replied, ” sure”. Nothing complicated here.

Spalted maple and mahogany. Danish oil finish.

7.5 inches wide, 5 long

Thanks as always for looking and commenting.

The swede

-- Just trying to build something beautiful





10 comments so far

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-22-2013 01:23 AM

Nice work. Great wood.

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

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Woodbridge

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#2 posted 09-22-2013 02:03 AM

great looking box.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Kaleb the Swede

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#3 posted 09-22-2013 03:11 AM

Thanks guys

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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maplerock

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#4 posted 09-22-2013 04:35 AM

Kaleb, I like your box. I’m fond of spalted wood, and I enjoy seeing new box designs. Good job!

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

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 09-22-2013 03:35 PM

Kaleb great job and some real beautiful wood…. Love the look of handle as well.

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

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aussiedave

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#6 posted 09-22-2013 06:06 PM

Very nice box Kaleb….beautiful wood. well done.

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

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#7 posted 09-25-2013 03:47 PM

Beautiful and well crafted box! The wood looks amazing. Like the splines and the handle. Great job!

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#8 posted 09-25-2013 04:10 PM

This box is beautiful. You really did a nice job on it.

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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Jerry

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#9 posted 11-22-2013 04:56 AM

Kaleb, this is just gorgeous. Your design sense is superb.

-- 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. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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DMC1903

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#10 posted 12-12-2013 01:37 PM

Thumbs up!

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