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Project by cajunpen posted 03-25-2014 02:05 AM 668 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Turned this little box over the weekend. The woods used are Bocote, Maple, Cherry and a Walnut insert in the top. I also had a first on this one – I used my Texturing tool on the underside of the lid and I used some Permanent Markers to apply some color to the texturing. I’m not a big fan of the coloring – I think that in this case it cheapens the project, but it is on there.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/





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grizzman

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#1 posted 03-25-2014 02:18 AM

this looks really good bill, i like what you did on the inside…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 03-25-2014 02:31 AM

Very nice work.

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

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#3 posted 03-25-2014 02:35 AM

Bill, your turned boxes just keep getting better all the time!

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

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#4 posted 03-25-2014 02:51 AM

Bill: A great looking turning. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#5 posted 03-25-2014 03:16 AM

Looks like you are using up some scraps Bill. I like your style and wood choice but I might agree with the marker coloring. I have done a few coloring with marker and can’t make up my mind if it’s better with it or without.

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

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#6 posted 03-25-2014 04:08 AM

That is awesome. Great job buddy. Love the design

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

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#7 posted 03-25-2014 03:25 PM

Seems like yesterday you just got into turning, now look at you. super little box Bill.

-- 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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#8 posted 03-25-2014 04:54 PM

The coloring works. Nice little project.

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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Roger

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#9 posted 03-25-2014 11:23 PM

Very spiffy Bill

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#10 posted 03-27-2014 04:15 AM

Very nice—looks like you just keep improving with every project.

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

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