|Project by Dennis Zongker||posted 09-23-2014 07:13 PM||2576 views||11 times favorited||46 comments|
This was one of the most enjoyable boxes that I have made so far. The butterfly and Lilies incorporated into the marquetry I have been wanting to do for a long time now. I inlayed some Mother of Pearl and Abalone on both top faces of the top to look like a Gem Star .
I made this box for my wife Patti, because she likes to make jewelry. The trays are used to store gem’s, pearls, and other parts to make bracelets necklaces and ear rings.
The hardwood is out of Wenge and the box is veneered with Pelin burl, the marquetry is out of Dyed yellow, black, green veneer, Walnut burl, purple heart, Wenge, birds eye maple Holly, and white oak. The box size is 7” Tall x 11” Wide x 17” long. Thank you for looking, and happy Woodworking!!!!!
-- Dennis Zongker