Viking Chest #4: Pine version done.

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Blog entry by Woodknack posted 05-08-2014 09:08 PM 2406 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Pine box is done, finished with amber shellac and wax. I have the wood picked out for the oak chest and should be starting that this weekend.

-- Rick M,

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#1 posted 05-08-2014 09:10 PM

Excellent. What does the symbol mean?

-- Paul, Duvall, WA

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#2 posted 05-08-2014 09:11 PM

Thanks, those are my initials in the ancient Druidic tree language.

More about it here:

-- Rick M,

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#3 posted 05-08-2014 09:52 PM

That looks good and its finished.
The pine will turn a nice amber colour in a while and get that nice patina that gets better and better .
I like the carved symbol that looks cool and certainly adds to the box .
I love pine and added my symbol in Japanese to all my posts because that is just such a nice way to make a mark on your work . symbol for pine

-- Kiefer

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#4 posted 05-08-2014 11:50 PM

Looks good Dude!

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#5 posted 05-08-2014 11:55 PM

Looks great Rick. I think you started something with this tree language. I may have to look it up again and add my DD to my signature.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 05-09-2014 12:13 AM

Looks good Rick. Go gete’m.


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#7 posted 05-09-2014 04:06 AM

Nice looking box. Didn’t know there was a tree language. but it looks good…

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#8 posted 05-09-2014 06:02 AM

Thanks everyone. There probably won’t be any or many updates on the upcoming oak version until it’s done because it will appear as a how-to article on someone else’s website but I’ll post another blog entry with a link to that article when it’s done.

-- Rick M,

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