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bigike

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11-02-2009 01:26 AM

Topic tags/keywords: wood contrasting boxes

Well long story short i had a whole story to write but my comp. shut down. so here goes i have some wood that looks like sycamore and or beech i dont know what type cuz i got it from a pallet at work and like i said my comp. is not letting me up load a pic can anyone help in finding a contrasting wood or a wood the will go real good with this type of wood and if u can send pics too? the project is a jewelry box any more info email me? icombadaniels@yahoo.com

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com


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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 11-02-2009 02:33 AM

Just browse the project photos here for a wood color you like. Most posters identify what species their projects are made of.

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

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bigike

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#2 posted 11-02-2009 02:37 AM

yea your right i was also thinking of using one of the woods i think it looks like just to keep up with the same or sort of the same wood.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#3 posted 11-02-2009 02:37 AM

Here’s a site that shows thousands of photos of wood this should help you pick one
http://www.hobbithouseinc.com/personal/woodpics/

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 11-02-2009 03:00 AM

Jim thanks for that site it’s great.

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#5 posted 11-03-2009 04:15 PM

Very nice link, consider it bookmarked.

Henry Behlen
Waterlox Inc.

-- http://woodworker.com

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