White Cedar Lidded Box

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Project by Grumpy posted 06-10-2018 02:55 AM 1171 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I should have taken photos to show how bad this piece of wood was before I did the colour infills.
Anyway the result was Ok but the blue metallic blue colour may have been better.
I used Super Glue (CA Glue) with ‘Langridge Artist Pigments’ as a filler (thanks for the tip Jim).
Finished with several coats of wipe on poly.
This piece of white cedar was particularly unstable but has great grain.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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woodshaver Tony C

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#1 posted 06-10-2018 03:13 AM

Nice work Tony. The red is nice but like you said the blue contrast better on wood. Nice shine on it too!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 06-10-2018 03:21 AM

Nice look with the grain pattern. Good job.

-- MEL, Kansas

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#3 posted 06-10-2018 03:29 AM

great work,buddy
like a grain

-- bambi

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#4 posted 06-10-2018 03:57 AM

Always nice to see your handy-work Grumpy!

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#5 posted 06-10-2018 04:11 AM

Nice work, Tony!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 06-10-2018 06:20 AM

That’s very pretty timber Tony…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#7 posted 06-10-2018 07:24 AM

Good result Grumpy, nice wood grain and good finish..

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#8 posted 06-10-2018 01:49 PM

It does have some cool grain Tony. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 06-10-2018 07:05 PM

Hey Tony I love it both the woodwork and the wood !!!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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#10 posted 06-10-2018 11:06 PM

Thanks for you kind words Jocks, much appreciated.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 06-12-2018 05:12 AM

Always enjoy seeing your work, Trying to catch up, been gone for a month and have mega other things to do on this acerage.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#12 posted 06-12-2018 05:21 AM

Thanks Brian. Good to hear from you.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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