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Turned Walnut Box

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Project by Schwieb posted 08-24-2014 12:36 PM 1719 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t taken time to post any work lately, but on the eve of my wife and I headed on a week long mission trip, I have been frantically trying to get caught up on things before we leave on Monday. This is a little wooden box I turned on the lathe and inlayed a butterfly veneer into the lid. It’s about 4 1/2” in diameter and it was surely fun to make this very simple project. Finish is rattle can lacquer.

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





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Lee Leitner

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#1 posted 08-24-2014 02:03 PM

Very nice inlay work there Ken. Yall be safe over there and be sure to take Malaria prophylactic I had a friend die of cerebral malaria about a year ago while we were in equatorial guinea.

-- Lee

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#2 posted 08-24-2014 02:20 PM

Very nice Ken.
Is that a really intricate inlay into solid wood or your first venture into marquetry?
Either way, I’m impressed.
Take care and let us know when you return safe.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#3 posted 08-24-2014 03:02 PM

This is so nice. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#4 posted 08-24-2014 03:22 PM

its always fulfilling to work with wood,. regardless of the size of the project, and walnut just has such a rich look and feel, i really like this one ken, and i really like your stamp, i hope your mission trip went well, there are so many people in need, and every effort to help them is a helping hand for our Father in Heaven…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 08-24-2014 03:54 PM

Beautifully done box Ken. I love the marquetry work you did, really precisely done and very nice looking.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 08-24-2014 04:12 PM

Beautifully done, Dr. Ken! Praying for a fruitful trip! God Bless!

-- God bless, Candy

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#7 posted 08-24-2014 05:07 PM

beautiful work.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#8 posted 08-24-2014 11:43 PM

Nice marquetry work, great looking box.

-- Tom D

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#9 posted 08-25-2014 12:08 AM

I love it good job

-- jim nevada

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#10 posted 08-27-2014 12:55 AM

Beautiful work Doc, of course I wouldn’t expect anything different from you! Have a safe trip and be safe!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#11 posted 08-30-2014 08:23 PM

That’s a beauty, Doc.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#12 posted 05-25-2015 06:52 PM

Beautiful Betterfly :)

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