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EYES ON JATOBA

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Project by kiefer posted 11-08-2014 05:50 PM 2198 views 10 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first box made with the new box clamp I posted recently.
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/107614
The box turned out perfectly square and was a breeze to complete , the finish is a new bees wax process I came up with and took about an hour from start to finish and is glass smooth with a satin sheen.
On this one I used copper for accents on the lid lift,tray handle and also for the leather hinge plates which I think work well with the birds eye maple and jatoba.
This box will go to a friend as a gift along with a little tapper mallet .
Comments and questions are always appreciated .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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DocSavage45

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#1 posted 11-08-2014 05:58 PM

Kiefer,

Can I be one of your very fortunate friends. LOL! Beautiful work.

Saw the video. Great demonstration. You’re starting to build a library of videos. :<)

Should be another Top 3 sir!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 11-08-2014 06:06 PM

Klaus,
Nice wood combo, and I like the little copper accents…..sort of bridges the gap between the BI maple and the jatoba. The little flat feet are appropriate, as well. Great craftsmanship as well.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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#3 posted 11-08-2014 06:12 PM

Beautiful.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#4 posted 11-08-2014 06:37 PM

Lovely piece Klaus. Quietly elegant, and your friend should love it.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#5 posted 11-08-2014 06:47 PM

Beautiful, Klaus! The copper is just the right amount of bling. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#6 posted 11-08-2014 07:04 PM

Beautiful! You have just given me the inspiration to get the shop finished! Snowing here anyways.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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Jim Sellers

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#7 posted 11-08-2014 07:30 PM

That maple and jatoba go together really well.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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shipwright

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#8 posted 11-08-2014 07:35 PM

Clean lines!
John nailed it, “quietly elegant”
.

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

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#9 posted 11-08-2014 08:44 PM

Great looking box, Klaus!! I’m gathering the material to make me one of those clamps, too!!..........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 11-08-2014 08:47 PM

Classy!

-- Yuri (10x4 -- yeah, that's my tiny shop!)

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#11 posted 11-09-2014 12:20 AM

Nicely made and nice design.
A few interesting do-dads make this nice to look at too.
And wonderful wood selection.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#12 posted 11-09-2014 03:43 AM

Absolutely beautiful. Great job buddy

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#13 posted 11-09-2014 05:18 AM

Nice!

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#14 posted 11-09-2014 12:45 PM

A true beauty. Thanks for sharing.

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#15 posted 11-09-2014 01:27 PM

That’s a beauty Klaus. Really like all the fine details and wood combos.

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

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