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Project by caocian posted 01-07-2009 09:15 PM 2150 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been in a box making mood lately, just trying to use up some good scraps and have some fun before I start a big kitchen remodel next week.

Zebrawood and wenge work well together (in my opinion) and the bloodwood accent stands out. My wife doesn’t care for the bloodwood, however. I also stuck with tight-fitting, but irregularly spaced box joints rather than dovetails. I thought dovetails might be too much with the slanted sides.

Your thoughts are welcome.





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 01-07-2009 09:37 PM

Very cool. I really like this particular wood combination, and the darker end grain on the joints adds to the visual effect.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Martin Sojka

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#2 posted 01-07-2009 10:05 PM

I really like this style!

-- Martin, https://woodworkingweb.com

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Dennis Zongker

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#3 posted 01-07-2009 10:24 PM

Very Nice!!! Zebrawood is one of my favorites. Also the bloodwood inlays look great.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Blake

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#4 posted 01-07-2009 10:55 PM

Very nice! I really like all of the design features.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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#5 posted 01-08-2009 01:58 AM

Very nice

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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majeagle1

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#6 posted 01-08-2009 02:13 AM

Very nice design, I also like the bloodwood accent, especially done in the wenge.

Thanks for sharing

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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David A. P.

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#7 posted 01-08-2009 12:02 PM

The emphasis on horizontal lines seems a bit strong for my taste, with the zebrawood striping reinforced by the orientation of the wenge and bloodwood. I like the color contrasts, though, especially the bloodwood. I think the box joints were a good choice.

-- David A. P. -- Ars Arboris ("Art of the Tree") -- ArsArboris.com

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YorkshireStewart

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#8 posted 01-08-2009 01:44 PM

I like that a lot caocian. Especially the little piece of bloodwood in the centre of the lid; it says: “Look at me; I’m going against the grain!”

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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degoose

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#9 posted 05-24-2013 06:13 PM

I too like the bloodwood accents… just got my first piece of Zebrano and not sure what I will make of it…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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