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Project by JoeyG posted 10-02-2014 12:02 AM 1128 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is made from oak with wenge miter keys. The dragons are hand carved and inlaid with green epoxy. The heart is inlaid with fine silver(999). Thanks for taking a look.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks





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grizzman

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#1 posted 10-02-2014 12:10 AM

really cool joey, i like the inlay, both epoxy and the silver..i discovered inlay with the use of epoxy a long time ago, and at first i thought it went against the so called rules of wood work, but i absolutely do not feel that way now, there are no rules…it’s all great…its all art and its all part of the craft of wood work…i’ve done some wonderful things with epoxy inlays, and i’ve made some great projects with the use of epoxy….march on brother…you’re doing some fantastic work…

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

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JoeyG

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#2 posted 10-02-2014 12:17 AM

Thanks Grizz. I”ve using the epoxy for a few years now and I like it. I’ve really started to enjoy working with the metals with the wood lately.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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lew

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#3 posted 10-02-2014 12:43 AM

Very Nice, Joey!

The contrasting splines and the silver really makes this special!

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

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 10-02-2014 12:45 AM

Excellent hand carving and just simply an elegant box!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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majuvla

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#5 posted 10-02-2014 03:22 AM

Another unique box. Interesting details.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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MadJester

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#6 posted 10-02-2014 06:19 AM

Excellent!! Love it!

-- Sue~ Mad Jester Woodworks, "Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom" Thomas Carlyle

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 10-02-2014 09:45 AM

Another classy piece.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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snoman

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#8 posted 10-02-2014 01:53 PM

wow..very nice Joey!

-- "just be yourself, everyone else is taken"....Oscar Wilde

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 10-02-2014 02:05 PM

This box is beautiful. You’ve done 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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JoeyG

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#10 posted 10-02-2014 02:14 PM

Thanks everyone. I hope you have all been doing well in my absence.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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Sodabowski

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#11 posted 10-02-2014 05:07 PM

Oh, how neat! I like the minimalism and functionality.

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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gfadvm

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#12 posted 10-02-2014 11:34 PM

Another unique Joey box. Glad you’re back.

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

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Roger

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#13 posted 10-05-2014 12:16 AM

Way cool. I like it a lot.

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

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ThumbHammer

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#14 posted 10-11-2014 05:48 PM

I really like how your box lid functions to open. Good job. Nice box.

-- Are we all Square?

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JoeyG

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#15 posted 11-09-2014 10:21 PM

Thank you.

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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