Hickory jewerly box..

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Project by Eagle1 posted 11-23-2010 12:03 PM 2469 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A while back I talked about some Hickory that I got from the small mill not to far from me. I wanted to keep most of the natural edge that it had. The spalting, and the bark that is on the top. I had thought about turning it into a wall clock. As you can see it turned out to be a jewerly box. I always use the natural color. I don’t really like to use stain. It’s finished with just some wipe on Poly. The deviders are made from Mahgony. The natural edge just overhanges a bit so it can be opened. I decided to shape the inside of the sides of the box, to match the outside of the front of the box. Thanks for looking..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#1 posted 11-23-2010 12:21 PM

Tim, that’s an awesome box, like all the figure going on in the wood. Beautifully done!

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............

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#2 posted 11-23-2010 12:36 PM

That’s a very unusual box and the wood is beautiful. You did a nice job.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#3 posted 11-23-2010 03:08 PM

Very cool rustic box! I love it. The only thing I would add is a curved branch for a handle on the lid to finish the look. Mainerustic on L/J made an apple wood box (different than yours) but added the branch on the lid and it was fantastic!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#4 posted 11-23-2010 04:41 PM

Great piece of hickory – and I like the box and shape a lot. You’ve really displayed the natural beauty of the wood.

-- Where did all this sawdust come from?

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#5 posted 11-23-2010 05:29 PM

Nice box, love the wood especially the inside. Great job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 11-24-2010 03:06 AM

Well done! I always like hickory in the natural state.

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#7 posted 11-24-2010 08:19 AM

Natural color turned out real well. nice job.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 11-24-2010 11:15 PM

Very nice job, love the wood

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#9 posted 02-03-2011 10:04 PM

Nice work! I like how the spalting comes out. Almost like some cave dweller painting. RH

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#10 posted 11-12-2011 04:06 PM

I love the natural look of the wood. I to like to try to use the edges when available.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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