While working on my latest build, a few problem areas developed, where it became difficult not let the box itself come between myself and the tool. As such, there are a number of unsightly gouges on the side of the box and the underside face. No big chunks are missing... just gouges and saw marks. I was thinking about how I might try to get rid of them, or at the very least make them less noticeable. There appears to be a very thin matte finish on the sides -- not sure about the underside.
And while I was typing my query up for The Nation, it made wonder: has anyone seriously modified their boxes beyond just refinishing them? Perhaps someone completely sanding one down and restained it, or something more interesting to share than my problem?