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purple heart box with stone inlay

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Project by boxshop1345 posted 04-14-2015 04:00 PM 1552 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this box is alot of first;s purple heart wood is amazing color of wood however do not recommend using it without a carbide blade to cut it. the inlay was done with rock granulates and it came out a lot better then i though. cant complain it is square the pictures do it more justices the a few small gaps around the oak in set. but happy with the over all result like i said it had a lot of first.

-- -jason





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 04-14-2015 05:06 PM

This turned out so nicely. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Northwest29

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#2 posted 04-14-2015 08:53 PM

This is a great project and quite nicely done. Welcome to LJs!

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Mean_Dean

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#3 posted 04-15-2015 12:16 AM

Great looking box—and great use of the rock granules! Overall, a great combination of materials!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#4 posted 04-15-2015 08:18 AM

Very nice love purple heart

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 09-29-2017 02:12 PM

Purpleheart is amazing. I love it to, but it can be a bear to work with. Definitely need sharp tools! I seem to burn it a lot. That is a great box, just wow, look at all that purpleheart! What a statement piece.

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