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    Spalted Red Tip Photinia Root

    4 1/2" X 4" finished with Danish Oil and waxed. This one had plenty of natural indents, inclusions and dirt and dirt voids where the root had grown around it and then it came out. The LOML had been wanting a lidded box and this one is a bit different.
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    Nice Box Christopher!
    Beautiful wood, I bet she loves it!
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    Mar 2003
    SE PA - Central Bucks County
    Root stock can really be great for interesting pieces! Nice job!
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    That is really pretty Chris. Nice job.


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    Aug 2004
    Dayton, TX
    Wow Chris, nice job. She loves it I bet.


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    Jan 2004
    Lewiston, Idaho
    Nice box Chris! That wood speaks loudly!

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    Gorgeous work, Chris.
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    Jan 2005
    Goodland, Kansas
    Sweet Chris. I like the color and finish of the wood. Nice job.

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    Very nice work.

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    Jun 2005
    Charlotte, NC
    Christopher...My first glimps of redtip root. Looks great. I have a bunch of +30 year old redtip all around my house.....Guess it's about time for one to come down.

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    Feb 2003
    Knoxville TN.
    Great job Chris and some lovely wood.

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    Roanoke Virginia
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    It is probably a good thing I don't know what redtip looks like cause if I have some in my yard it might make my life hard for a while(LOML likes her flowers just where they are.) Looks really good Chris.

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