wedding keepsake box

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Project by happy_budah posted 01-02-2008 12:22 PM 2878 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this box is made from walnut and Catalpa (the top edges and base). I finished it with many hand rubbed coats of poly-urathane followed with paste wax and buffing. Another gift, it was given as a wedding keepsake box for a good friend of mine.

-- the journy of a thousand miles begins with a single step " Lou-Tzu"

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#1 posted 01-02-2008 01:18 PM

ooh the lines in the wood are amazing. You’ve highlighted them well.
Beautiful finish!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#2 posted 01-02-2008 03:51 PM

The lines really stand out, nice. It looks like sand on a beach or ripples in a wave.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#3 posted 01-02-2008 04:24 PM

Yea, thats some beautiful grain in that catalpa. Nice work, mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#4 posted 01-02-2008 05:55 PM

Very nice work, beautiful wood and grain patterns

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#5 posted 01-02-2008 07:57 PM

Great fit and finish!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 01-02-2008 11:24 PM

Happy, this is a very nice honest box. I like its simplicity. Did you know that I just love small wooden boxes?

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#7 posted 01-13-2008 11:25 PM

I have friends getting married this fall and this would be a great gift. Great Idea thanks for sharing it.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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