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    Little boxes

    Sorry, that's a song title from the 60's you guys probably never heard of.

    Decided to have a go at doing boxes and produced these






    All between 3 & 4 inches tall, sealed & waxed,
    In order they are Sycamore, 4" tall, 3" base dia, spalted beech with mahogany & brass inlay on lid ,3" tall, 3" dia, ropala lacewood, 3 1/2" tall 2" max dia, spalted beech, 2 1/2" tall 2 1/2" dia.

    Dimensions added by request

    Pete
    Last edited by Pete MoncrieffJury; 04-14-2008 at 09:42 PM.

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    Wow! This is your first attempt??

    Give us a little bit of info., like dimension, finish etc.

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    Woody Gurthie
    Little boxes on the hill side,
    Little boxes made of ticky tacky,

    Doesn't fit, your boxes are too nice.

    Good job

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    ...But they *don't* all look the same...

    And I think it's pete seeger... But then, I'm so old, my memory's going...

    Thanks,

    Bill

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    Pete they are all beauties. Great job on them all.
    Bernie W.

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    The song was written by Malvina Reynolds in 1962 made famous by Pete Seeger.
    By the way, your boxes are great!
    "Small Change got rained on with his own 38"

    Tom Waits

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    Great looking boxes, but they are NOT made out of Ticky Tacky and they are all NOT the Same.

    Bruce

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    pete, i really like little boxes and yours are great....good imagination....not shapes i've seen before. keep them coming.
    99% of lawyers give the rest a bad name...Steven Wright.

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    No ticky-tacky there...plus, they dohave topses. Nicely done on all of them, Pete.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

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    Nice work Pete! I love the various woods and different forms! Seriously, very nice work!
    Steve

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