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Made with a Beech background and a Mahogany body. the patern is copied from Craig Vandal Stevens Book Art of Marquetry.
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#1 posted 02-19-2015 02:56 AM
-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk
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#2 posted 02-19-2015 04:29 AM
Another nice couple of boxes Ben. Maybe a couple more photos ???
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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#3 posted 02-19-2015 05:19 AM
I like, compliments.
-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.
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#4 posted 02-19-2015 07:19 AM
You make very beautiful boxes, your marqetry looks awsome, so colourfull and detailed.
-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted
#5 posted 02-19-2015 07:20 AM
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#6 posted 02-19-2015 09:00 AM
Very nicely done. How did you cut the marquetry?Jim
-- It always looks better when it's finished!
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#7 posted 02-19-2015 01:29 PM
-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future
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#8 posted 02-19-2015 02:20 PM
Nice work Ben. I love the colors.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#9 posted 02-19-2015 02:38 PM
Beautifully executed! The owner of this will cherish your work 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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#10 posted 02-19-2015 04:56 PM
Absolutely fantastic…would really like to see how you do this
#11 posted 02-19-2015 06:30 PM
Thank You All for the encouraging words. mmh, I made the boxes for my older sister and my older brothers wife. So far only family members have received them. . As for the building method, The box is 1/4” Philippine Mahoganywith mitered corners. The bottoms are set in grooves. The Marquetry is done using 1/16” veneer that I cut myself . I use a delta scroll saw using the double bevel method to cut each piece.
Again thank You for the compliments
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#12 posted 02-19-2015 11:15 PM
Beautiful work, the bird looks very well done.
-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams
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#13 posted 02-20-2015 02:03 AM
lovely box. Great job on the marquetry.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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