2nd attempt at boxes

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Project by DMC1903 posted 12-15-2013 05:12 AM 1420 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m on a very slippery slope, making boxes is FUN.
The wood is air dried Black Walnut, splines are leftover curly Maple and the lid is Lace Wood.
For the finish, I used several coats of Danish Oil with wet sanding to fill the pores, the topcoat is 3 coats of General Finish Arm-a-Seal and 2 coats of wax.
This is a gift for our 3yr old niece, hopefully she likes it.
Sorry the photos are rotated.

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#1 posted 12-15-2013 07:55 AM

A very nice box …the wood is beautiful and the finish is excellent….nicely done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#2 posted 12-15-2013 08:44 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed. The Finish is Outstanding!

I’m sure She’ll Love It!!

Hope The Pic is okay by You. Couldn’t Resist on such a Nice Piece!


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#3 posted 12-15-2013 03:41 PM


-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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#4 posted 12-15-2013 04:22 PM

Nice looking box, be careful they are addictive. I’m sure it will be a much loved gift.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#5 posted 12-16-2013 02:30 AM

Very nice! I like the contoured sides.

-- Andy, Waxahachie, Tx.

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#6 posted 12-19-2013 02:55 PM

Looks good, beautiful wood, tight joints and like the clean lines and finish. Great job!

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