Padauk Box

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Project by cajunpen posted 01-20-2014 05:55 PM 1008 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turned this little box yesterday. It is turned from a 2×2x5 piece of Padauk. Finished size is 1 3/4” x 3 1/2”. Finished with OB’s Shine Juice – (1/3 pare each of BLO, Clear Shellac & Denatured Alcohol).

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#1 posted 01-20-2014 06:14 PM

“turned” out well … just goes to show that a box isn’t always square.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#2 posted 01-20-2014 06:49 PM

Bill that’s a real nice box. The wood is beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#3 posted 01-20-2014 07:02 PM

Fabulous colour Bill, a pity your pics are a bit out of focus to really show this nice little piece to its best :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#4 posted 01-20-2014 09:33 PM

I see you are sharpening your skills again on the lathe. Very nice job and a great choice of wood. The Padauk is a great wood to turn with.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 01-20-2014 11:32 PM

Good job on this. It “turned” out very well!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#6 posted 01-21-2014 12:32 AM

I like it Bill. Great job.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#7 posted 01-21-2014 12:18 PM

Padauk has gr8 red color to it. Nice box

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

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#8 posted 01-24-2014 04:25 PM

Great job, your Padauk box has great shape and the wood color is really stunning.

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