2 Potpourri Boxes

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Two more Woodsmith potpourri boxes I made for my nephews’ wives for Christmas. Red Oak with Poplar lids & Purple Heart feet & miter keys. I finished the oak with Danish Oil & stained the poplar dark Walnut. Topped all off with 3 coats of Min-wax satin spray finish Nothing Fancy but a fun project. Thanks for looking. Dean

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.

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#1 posted 08-05-2011 06:19 PM

Nice job Dean, I bet the ladies were really glad to get them. Where did you locate the insets for the tops?


-- Stay busy....Stay young

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#2 posted 08-05-2011 06:36 PM

A couple of sharp little boxes, nice details and features, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#3 posted 08-05-2011 08:44 PM

I like the design….. I may make some of these for xmas presents.

-- Wilson

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#4 posted 08-05-2011 10:33 PM

Thanks guys.
Les I got the pewter inserts online at Craft Supplies U.S.A. Very reasonable price & good people to deal with.

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.

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#5 posted 08-05-2011 11:42 PM

Lovely little boxes. Nice work.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#6 posted 08-06-2011 04:00 AM

Very nice indeed, I am sure they will be treasured for a long time

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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