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Project by kolwdwrkr posted 10-04-2008 04:23 AM 1748 views 9 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted a blog about this box but never put it in my projects. So here it is. The box is Maple. The branches are Wenge. The leaves are a waterfall bubinga, cocobolo, and yellow heart. The border of the Leather is bubinga. For full details check out the blog “The Box”. This piece is for sale. Please e-mail me at kolwdwks@yahoo.com or visit my etsy site at www.azuremoons.etsy.com. Thanks for looking.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~





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#1 posted 10-04-2008 05:56 AM

that is very cool. now I need to go check out the blog.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#2 posted 10-04-2008 07:29 AM

Beautiful box, well done.

-- Tom D

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#3 posted 10-04-2008 02:02 PM

Amazing detail and execution! Beautiful.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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Eric in central Florida

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#4 posted 10-04-2008 02:28 PM

This is so far above my level, I can’t even relate.
It is very , very nice work.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#5 posted 10-04-2008 02:34 PM

Beautiful box – incredible inlay work.

-- John

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#6 posted 10-04-2008 03:06 PM

The branches and leaves are amazing!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#7 posted 10-04-2008 03:28 PM

Wow, that is an great looking piece!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#8 posted 10-04-2008 04:36 PM

That is a very impressive. I love how the branches continue from one piece to another.

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#9 posted 10-04-2008 05:14 PM

A fantastically beautiful work of art!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Dennis Zongker

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#10 posted 10-04-2008 11:28 PM

Excellent craftsmanship!!! Excellent design!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#11 posted 10-05-2008 03:03 AM

I’m not at all a fan of leather. Never have cared for it. That being said, I love every other detail about this box. The Wenge branches are very cool. I haven’t mastered the patience or attention to detail enough to pull off an intricate inlay like yours. Haven’t checked out the blog, I’m crossing my fingers that it is easier than I think. You’ve got me thinking inlay and marquetry, might have to give it a shot soon. Again, very nice!

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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#12 posted 10-05-2008 11:52 PM

Beautiful work Keith.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 10-06-2008 09:15 AM

That is a class piece of work! Fantastic.

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James Lango

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#14 posted 10-06-2008 02:43 PM

WOW!! Beautiful craftsmanship!!

-- Longovette@Roadrunner.com

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Dennis Zongker

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#15 posted 04-11-2009 04:51 PM

Hi kolwdwrkr, I really love this box. I need to find 20 boxes for the back end of a book, I’m writing. Please let me know if you would be interested. If you go to this link it will give you the information. Thank you.

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—Dennis Zongker

-- Dennis Zongker

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