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Sycamore, Zebrawood, Purpleheart Box

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Project by woodn posted 60 days ago 1578 views 28 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A good client was looking for a custom piece to store some sewing tool cases. The client wanted woods to include Zebra and Purpleheart, but we both agreed that either would make the box too heavy looking, so we needed a third wood. After trying several combinations, we settled on Quarter Sawn Sycamore at the third wood. I was so happy with that outcome that I had to make a second, larger piece. The first 4 pictures are of the new piece, the last picture is of the one I sent the client. I think this wood combo worked out great esthetically.

-- Bob





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waho6o9

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#1 posted 60 days ago

Beautiful work Bob!

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Bob_O

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#2 posted 60 days ago

Beautiful. Love the detail on the drawer pulls. Great job!

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nonickswood

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#3 posted 60 days ago

Absolutely Beautiful! just like the rest of your Projects. Nice wood combination. I’m with Bob on the pulls both styles, very Cool.

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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JT23325

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#4 posted 60 days ago

This is a beautiful box. the Zebra and Purpleheart really bring the sycamore to life…

-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes

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Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 60 days ago

Very Nice Boxes, Clean and crisp craftsmanship!

-- Dennis Zongker

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jeffswildwood

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#6 posted 60 days ago

What a beautiful box. Truly nice work! Wood combinations are amazing.

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 60 days ago

Excellent wood combination!

And beautifully executed as usual for you.

The mitered drawer fronts and the QS Sycamore dividers add a lot of classy detail as do the unique pulls.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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HillbillyShooter

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#8 posted 60 days ago

Beautiful work—very nicely done.

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

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Kaleb the Swede

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#9 posted 60 days ago

That is some stunning work. Well done

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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mmh

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#10 posted 60 days ago

This piece really did come out quite extraordinary! Great design and execution!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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hotncold

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#11 posted 60 days ago

Absolutely stunning!!

-- Dennie - Tennessee - Every Pro was once an Amateur. Every Expert was once a Beginner. So dream Big and start Now!

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rtbrmb

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#12 posted 60 days ago

Looks great. I really like the wood combo & the details on the drawer construction & drawer pulls.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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triviasteve

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#13 posted 60 days ago

that is a gorgeous box. the contrasting woods are perfect, the drawer pulls are beautiful. fantastic job!

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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jaykaypur

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#14 posted 60 days ago

Fantastic craftsmanship. Just a stunning piece. Nice work.

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deon

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#15 posted 59 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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