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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." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#3 posted 11-29-2014 06:51 AM
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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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