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Project by BYGeorgia posted 12-06-2013 05:00 AM 1925 views 19 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

With thanks to Laney Shaughnessy, A Simple Design of Ocala, for the inspiration (and more importantly, the great detailed blog and youtube videos).

This box was for a great Great Niece who is into art of all kinds. Maple and black walnut finished with Formby tung oil and Black Bison wax. It gave me the opportunity, as a novice, to try a number of new techniques and processes.





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-06-2013 05:07 AM

Great design. Nice job.

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

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#2 posted 12-06-2013 05:40 AM

This is absolutely beautiful. Great job. Im sure she will cherish it for many years to come

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#3 posted 12-06-2013 09:06 AM

Wow its a work of art… I’m sure she loves it…. Great work.

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

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#4 posted 12-06-2013 11:32 AM

Very nice Art Box/Easel, beautiful wood and I always like using splines. Laney has some great stuff on his site.
Thanks for sharing…

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

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#5 posted 12-06-2013 12:53 PM

Excellent box for a young artist—gret design and very nicely constructed.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#6 posted 12-06-2013 02:27 PM

Great box/easel. I’ve got a number of artists in the family that would love one of these.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 12-06-2013 03:23 PM

I like it ,a super design and great wood.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 12-06-2013 03:52 PM

It’s a very nice design and you did a great 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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#9 posted 12-06-2013 03:53 PM

Very compact, with lots of features. Great build.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#10 posted 12-06-2013 05:05 PM

Wonderful piece!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#11 posted 12-06-2013 09:49 PM

Very nice work and looks great.

-- Tom D

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#12 posted 12-06-2013 10:29 PM

This is really cool! I kind of wish I knew someone who was into painting so I would have an excuse to build one myself!

-- Jeffrey S. Ovens, Canada

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#13 posted 12-07-2013 04:31 AM

Great job! I’m sure your niece will love it.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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