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Project by bradnelson posted 05-16-2014 01:09 AM 3597 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

made from birds eye quartersawn white oak. I used boiled linseed oil then a clear shellac finish. they’re about 9 long by 6 deep by 6 tall. lined with velvet.

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#1 posted 05-16-2014 03:10 AM

You did a wonderful job and the wood choice is fantastic

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#2 posted 05-16-2014 10:32 AM

Great box, great wood, great finish

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 05-16-2014 12:55 PM

love that quarter sawn oak, fantastic job on the build and finsh.

-- atta boy Clarence!

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#4 posted 05-16-2014 01:06 PM

Great job all around . I like the look of the cut nails….....they are cut nails aren’t they ?

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#5 posted 05-16-2014 01:47 PM

great looking box. The rays in the QSWO look real nice and pop with the finish you applied.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 05-16-2014 02:33 PM

Beautiful!! love the wood choice and finish!
You said “They’re” how many did you make and what goes in them?

-- I'm Chuck and I wood not chuck wood cause I keep finding uses for it!

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#7 posted 05-16-2014 02:37 PM

I like it, really cool looking. Where did you buy the cut nails from?

-- Mike from Buffalo "A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half of his life."

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#8 posted 05-16-2014 02:53 PM

Very stately looking box. Beautiful wood and great craftsmanship!

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#9 posted 05-16-2014 03:21 PM

It’s beautiful and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#10 posted 05-17-2014 12:42 AM

A very nice box but the ray fleck in that QSWO is over the top!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#11 posted 05-17-2014 04:42 PM

I made 4 of them like this. The one in the picture is made from quartersawn white oak. Two of the four were from birds eye quartersawn white oak. I bought the cut nails from Horton Brasses.

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#12 posted 05-22-2014 05:56 PM

Very nice! Did you hinge the tops, or do they slide on?

-- Chuck, Preston CT,

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#13 posted 05-27-2014 01:04 AM

So glad I saw this. I will be finishing a qswo project this week. Used blo + shellac on a curly maple box and loved it. Was thinking of repeating but now I know I will be!

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