Tea Box

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Project by Jeff2008 posted 07-19-2016 04:17 PM 1064 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a tea box for my wife, for her birthday. The orange coloured timber is Western Australian Sheoak. The darker timber in the middle is Woody Pear.

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#1 posted 07-19-2016 04:54 PM

That is one lovely box !
Beautiful colour, is that the natural colour of the She oak ?
Actually the name is very fitting as this is for your Wife /She .


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#2 posted 07-19-2016 08:41 PM

This is a beautiful box. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 07-19-2016 11:52 PM

That’s a great looking tea box! I like the overall design of it—and especially like the figure in the Sheoak!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#4 posted 07-20-2016 02:15 PM

Yes that is the natural colour of Sheok and woody pear. Sheoak is not a true oak, but is called that because of the large rays exposed when quarter sawn. It is a strange tree, because it has needle like leaves like a pine.

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