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Forum topic by RussellAP posted 599 days ago 604 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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RussellAP

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599 days ago

The hideous box idea made from 3 different woods is coming along nicely. I think that by the time I’m finished it will surprise me.

Does it look better now?

Before

Now

I just rubbed a little oil on it. The whole thing will have to be sanded down anyway and nothing of a finish will be left.
I plan to darken up the oak a lot more, I just don’t have anything dark at the moment. I like the gel coats. I think They are amazing.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.


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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 599 days ago

Really nice looking.

-- 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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RussellAP

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#2 posted 599 days ago

Thanks Monte, I think with the right finish and some accessory hardware it’ll look good, The lid is amazing.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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whitebeast88

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#3 posted 598 days ago

i think it looks good.it shows great craftsmanship and its unique which is a good thing.thanks for the pics.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Gene Howe

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#4 posted 598 days ago

that is truly unique and quit pretty. Nice job.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 597 days ago

Way better!

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RussellAP

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#6 posted 597 days ago

I haven’t taken a new pic, but yesterday I got some mahogany gel stain for that oak and it matches the other colors much better now. It’s much darker.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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