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Project by cajunpen posted 130 days ago 644 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 130 days ago

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

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

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 130 days ago

Very nice work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 130 days ago

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

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

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Karson

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#4 posted 130 days ago

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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doubleDD

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#5 posted 130 days ago

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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hoss12992

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#6 posted 130 days ago

That is awesome. Great job buddy. Love the design

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

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luv2learn

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#7 posted 129 days ago

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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Rick M.

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#8 posted 129 days ago

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 129 days ago

Very spiffy Bill

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

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HillbillyShooter

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#10 posted 128 days ago

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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