Another day another finished box

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Project by dgreen50 posted 11-28-2014 09:30 PM 1410 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Christmas present finished. This keepsake box is made from Texas mesquite and curly maple. The banding around the top and bottom in the maple is cocobolo. Semi-gloss lacquer is used as the finish. Box size is 11×8 x 7”.

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#1 posted 11-28-2014 09:51 PM

Very nice. I only worked with cocobolo once and it was terrible. A very oily wood that didn’t like to sand. You obviously have much more luck with it than I did.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#2 posted 11-28-2014 11:58 PM

Very nice, good combination of woods.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#3 posted 11-29-2014 06:51 AM

Nice work

-- Vince

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#4 posted 11-29-2014 01:52 PM

I like the clean simple lines. Very well done.

-- If you say 'It's good enough', it probably isn't.

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#5 posted 11-30-2014 12:21 AM

very nice, I like the way you made the lid!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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