Salvia flower marquetry

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Project by Bram Sibma posted 05-14-2014 07:00 PM 1462 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished this box. Due to the slender shape not everything is fitting like I hoped. But still quite content whit the result as a novice marquetry hobbyist.

used veneers are: makasser ebony, padauk, purpleheart, sycamore, walnut burl. The grey (dyed??) and yellow did come in a surprise veneer pack so I do not know the species.

-- Bram Sibma, The Netherlands,

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#1 posted 05-14-2014 10:10 PM


I really like the way it turned out. Well done sir!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#2 posted 05-14-2014 10:21 PM

Nicely done.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#3 posted 05-14-2014 10:26 PM

Good one Bram.
You’ve come a long way in 101 days, although your first two were already very good.
Not just good marquetry but good art too.

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

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#4 posted 05-14-2014 11:39 PM

Chevalet, knife, scroll saw, or fret saw?

Either way, it looks great.

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

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#5 posted 05-15-2014 12:26 AM

It does look very nice. Quite the skill!


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

Great work. I just took a class on this from a local her in Southern California. I can apperciate how hard this is after trying it.

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

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#7 posted 05-15-2014 11:14 AM

Wow beautiful box and awesome marquetry….amazing job Bram.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#8 posted 05-15-2014 09:54 PM

Beautiful box and really nice marquetry work. The wood colors and contrast are very striking.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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