Pennsylvania Spice Boxes

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Project by Aries Bergsma posted 05-14-2014 01:12 PM 1264 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have finished two more Spice boxes, one is for our friends who celebrated their 50th anniversary, thanks to Paul Mill for the inlay, the second is for family in Holland whom we are going to visit. The Walnut one is made from a headboard that I had and re-purposed for this project, the second is made from recycled bard timbers. The drawer front are veneered lacewood.

-- AGB

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#1 posted 05-14-2014 02:13 PM

Excellent work Aries

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-14-2014 02:20 PM

That looks absolutely beautiful Harry.
I’m glad I could help.
....... Now I have to get off to Tim’s.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#3 posted 05-14-2014 03:44 PM

Wow! Mr Bergsma these are incredibly inspiring. Thanks for sharing this

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#4 posted 05-14-2014 04:03 PM

The Master’s touch!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 05-14-2014 04:13 PM

Nice indeed.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#6 posted 05-14-2014 04:14 PM

You do beautiful work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 05-14-2014 07:22 PM

Very well done! complements!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#8 posted 05-14-2014 10:54 PM

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#9 posted 05-15-2014 12:16 AM

Outstanding! Beautiful craftsmanship.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Dave T

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#10 posted 05-15-2014 12:18 AM

Sweet. This is on my bucket list to build. Awesome job

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#11 posted 05-15-2014 08:23 AM

Sweet boxes! Very nice….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 05-17-2014 07:09 AM

I know from experience that many skills are used to pull a spice box off. Yours is beautiful. The lacewood is an especially nice surprise. Congradulations.

-- Mark in Va

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#13 posted 05-25-2014 04:16 AM

Beautiful work. I love the inlay and details around the drawers.

-- Matt, Arizona

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