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Project by goldenhands posted 06-30-2014 09:42 PM 1230 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Edinburgh Elm (made out of a tree from the Meadows park in Edinburgh with tree number and documents provided by the council) box, leather inside, marquetry horses.
Hinges and lock were supplied by Ian Hawthorne.
Inlay on top, top dome 4 sides chamfered.
Oil finish.

-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands

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#1 posted 06-30-2014 09:57 PM

A wonderful box. I like the subtlety of having the beautiful marquetry inside the box cover. It will make the owner feel special that the marquetry is for their own exclusive pleasure.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 06-30-2014 11:13 PM

Absolutely exquisite! 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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#3 posted 07-01-2014 12:19 AM

Incredible grain in that wood and you have done justice to it.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 07-01-2014 06:19 AM

Beautifully designed and executed! Something very special will be housed in this.

-- "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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#5 posted 07-01-2014 08:23 AM

GH, this is a link that I tried to put in the Personal Message I sent. Why this site does not include links and photos in the PM format eludes me.

-- Big Al in IN

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#6 posted 07-01-2014 01:42 PM

Wonderful job on the box.
And the marquetry is the cherry on top.

-- To see samples of my work, please visit

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#7 posted 07-01-2014 01:46 PM

Wow! This is beautiful work.

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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#8 posted 07-01-2014 02:52 PM

Beautiful build, and loaded with so many details!

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#9 posted 07-01-2014 06:33 PM

This is a really fine piece of craftsmanship. It is a thrill to see it.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#10 posted 07-01-2014 06:52 PM

Thank you guys for nice comments :)

-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands

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#11 posted 07-02-2014 07:04 PM

Inlay is so realistic.Amaizing box!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Ian Hawthorne

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#12 posted 07-07-2014 05:30 AM

Great work Yuri !!!!

-- Worlds Best Box Hardware!

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#13 posted 10-13-2015 07:22 PM

A WOW Piece!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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