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This box is veneered with curly makore and edged with solid eastern maple. the box is lined with felt. The initials on the front are done with mother-of-pearl.
-- Steve, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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#1 posted 12-09-2008 07:38 AM
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#2 posted 12-09-2008 01:36 PM
Love the details great box
-- All bleeding will eventually stop.
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#3 posted 12-09-2008 01:54 PM
Thats a great looking box. The Hummingbirds set it off. I think a red felt to match the red in the birds would have looked better though.
-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"
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#4 posted 12-09-2008 03:38 PM
Absolutely excellent. Great design, color and composition.
-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon
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#5 posted 12-09-2008 04:27 PM
Great box! After the wonderful marquetry, I love the tray handle and the splines, and the outer frame inlay being carried down the mitered corners of the box. My hat is off to you.
-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.
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#6 posted 12-09-2008 04:37 PM
That is really well done. I am very impressed with your work.
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#7 posted 12-09-2008 04:40 PM
Very nice! Someone will enjoy this for many years.
-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe
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#8 posted 12-09-2008 04:46 PM
Very nice, something to aspire to now that I have begun my journey into boxes.
-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles
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#9 posted 12-09-2008 05:55 PM
-- Always do the Right Thing the Right Way the First Time - if you can figure out what that is! Ken, Spring Branch, TX
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#10 posted 12-09-2008 06:18 PM
Really love your work, fantastic.
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
#11 posted 12-09-2008 06:36 PM
Thanks again, the color of the felt was what the customer wanted, to match her room. Red usually goes good with mahogany colored wood.
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#12 posted 12-09-2008 06:42 PM
Beautiful box Maharg love the hummingbird lid and the design of the box itself.
-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?
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#13 posted 12-09-2008 07:02 PM
This is magnificent work!Thanks for sharing with us.
-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/
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#14 posted 12-09-2008 08:44 PM
Wow. For me, boxmaking doesn’t get any better than this!
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#15 posted 12-09-2008 08:44 PM
Absoultely beautiful. You did a great job. Thanks for sharing.
-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!
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