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Project by Snowbeast posted 10-10-2018 06:16 PM 955 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After seeing, and creatively plagiarizing, Mr. Jakosh’s Lichtenberg burner design, I made my own and then built this new home for it. (Thanx Jim!)

Simple poplar with scrap walnut trim. Needed practice burning so made sure I would know what’s inside. This is going to be a fun addition to my shop.

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#1 posted 10-10-2018 07:39 PM

wow that came out beautiful,nice work on the burning and the box.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 10-10-2018 09:46 PM

How long did it take to burn that much? It’s very intriguing, all this Lichtenberg stuff.

Try not to be too shocking.

Thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#3 posted 10-10-2018 10:59 PM

Actual burn time was probably around half an hour or so. I didn’t really pay too much attention to that part. Was having too much fun with it.

I burned the front, back, 2 ends and top. The box measures 16”L x 11”W x 9”H. So, it goes pretty quick once you get started.

Made the mistake of letting wife person see it. Now she wants one just like it for her sewing projects.

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#4 posted 10-11-2018 01:01 AM

Arr Arr Arr…......I love it ….....great design. I was also going to do that but finished the box so it was too late.
No question about what is in the box!! nice work on it, Snowbeast!! What are you using to wet the surface?

Cheers, Jim

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

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#5 posted 10-11-2018 01:53 AM

Cool looking box, and very meta …. the Burned box for the burner.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#6 posted 10-11-2018 05:15 AM

Beautiful handle and corner details on that box.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 10-11-2018 11:23 AM

Thanx for the nice comments, folks.

Jim – I tried a foam brush but that got it too wet so I switched to the mosquito repellent bottle seen in the second pic. It puts out a nice, fine mist that coats evenly without being too much.

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#8 posted 10-11-2018 11:53 AM

Great thanks for posting!

-- Petey

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