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Curly Redwood top and

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Project by MrLaughingbrook posted 12-28-2020 12:13 AM 1438 views 5 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Curly Redwood top and a quarter sawn body!

  • Reclaimed Redwood, a gift from my sister
  • Wenge dowels, lift, lid stop and feet
  • Horton Brasses hinges
  • Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and Andrew Crawford
  • Shellac and Renaissance wax
  • 10” x 7”

-- MrLaughingbrook





15 comments so far

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Andybb

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#1 posted 12-28-2020 02:36 AM

Very very nice! Nice G&G style and contrast in wood types and clean joinery.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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badluck

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#2 posted 12-28-2020 08:36 AM

That is a nice box, I didn’t know that there was such a thing as curly redwood.
I need to spend more time on this website, there is so much to learn from you folks.

-- Bob

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Ivan

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#3 posted 12-28-2020 10:35 AM

Top grain looks fantasctic….Wenge additions too!!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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recycle1943

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#4 posted 12-28-2020 12:11 PM

I have to admit, I’m not a big fan of the style but the lumber is beautiful as is the construction

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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Calmudgeon

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#5 posted 12-28-2020 02:47 PM

The grain on that lid is fantastic. I would never have pegged it for redwood.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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tyvekboy

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#6 posted 12-28-2020 05:07 PM

Nice. Love the grain in the lid.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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Foghorn

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#7 posted 12-28-2020 07:52 PM

Very nice! I’m currently finishing up a guitar with a curly redwood top. Some of the best chatoyance you’ll see in curly woods is in redwood curl.

-- Darrel

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R_Stad

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#8 posted 12-28-2020 08:42 PM

Very cool design, and the wood outstanding. Redwood is often underappreciated for its beauty. My first project posted was made from salvaged redwood fencing material. Well done.

-- Rod - Oregon

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Peteybadboy

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#9 posted 12-28-2020 09:09 PM

Very nice box

-- Petey

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MrLaughingbrook

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#10 posted 12-28-2020 09:20 PM

Thanks RStad, @RStad. These “reclaimed” Redwood pieces were cutoffs from a deck build, 12 – 18 inch pieces of 4×4 and 2×8. My sister bought an old house and found them stacked in the corner of the basement. I’m guessing the deck was built about 60 years ago.

-- MrLaughingbrook

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SteveAltman

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#11 posted 12-28-2020 10:09 PM

I like this a lot!

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Gary

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#12 posted 12-28-2020 11:23 PM

Beautiful wood and work.

-- Gary, Florida

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AJ1104

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#13 posted 12-29-2020 12:25 AM

Very nice job building this beautiful box. I love the horizontal grain which is complimented by that extraordinary lid.

-- AJ

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therealSteveN

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#14 posted 12-29-2020 05:59 AM

Nice clean box. Love the look.

-- Think safe, be safe

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Woodknack

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#15 posted 12-29-2020 06:26 PM

Love that style, very masculine, great design and execution.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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