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Project by kiefer posted 04-26-2015 05:27 PM 2151 views 4 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the box that I started when I posted the pyramid cutting jig a little while ago .
Made this for my buddy Al who has given me all that hard wood flooring over the years and this is one of the thank you gifts I made for him.
The box is made from red oak and jatoba which turned out a very nice colour combination and the dark brown cloth lined interior gave a beautiful accent to the interior .The hinges are solid brass and I added a lid chain support that drops down beside the tray on the right side when closing the lid.This box is a little larger at
13” w x 7 1/4” d x4 1/2” h but looks well proportioned . The finish is oil with bees wax as a finish coats rubbed to a satin lustre .

Hope you enjoy and comments and questions are always welcome .


-- Kiefer

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#1 posted 04-26-2015 05:43 PM


I was wondering “what’s Klaus making? Is he on vacation? Nope! Doin what he does for people he cares about! Its a Klaus Kiefer! You are right, nice combination of woods. Nice symmetry.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 04-26-2015 05:44 PM

A real beauty Klaus…You have created and most unique signature design with the pyramid boxes. Every time I see one I know it is created by you

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#3 posted 04-26-2015 05:46 PM

another one of your beautiful boxes, i love this design you have come up with, its very unique and catches the eye , im sure your friend Al will love it for years to come, thanks for sharing another beautiful creation.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 04-26-2015 05:51 PM

It,s nice to have a buddy to get’s wood from, but it is nicer to have a buddy which gives you such a beautiful chest. I promise you Klaus he will be glad with it.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#5 posted 04-26-2015 05:53 PM

Thanks Thomas
Yes I am a wood working /shop addict just can’ sit .

Thanks Greg
Yes I love this pattern and made a new jig a couple of days ago for a new pattern variation which will be used on the next box .

Thanks Grizz
Al does like the box a lot and I am happy when I can make a gift to return a favor .

-- Kiefer

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#6 posted 04-26-2015 05:56 PM

Thanks Dutchy
I always feel good when I can make a gift and see a happy smile it make life so much better .

-- Kiefer

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#7 posted 04-26-2015 06:44 PM

yes Kiefer, bringing smiles to others through our woodwork is what brings happiness to me as well, and im glad to see it in so many others here on lumberjocks, i feel wood workers are some of the best people that i know of, and im really glad to watch you make so many fine and wonderful gifts that you give to others….cant wait to see what you have coming next…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#8 posted 04-26-2015 06:49 PM

Stunning as usual Klaus


-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#9 posted 04-26-2015 07:04 PM

Great job. Lots off little details on that one.
Very manly looking box.
I like it a lot.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 04-26-2015 07:39 PM

lovely box. You are right, the combination of woods is very nice.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 04-26-2015 08:09 PM

I like this style and you’ve done a fine job on it. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 04-26-2015 08:35 PM

Beautiful box, Klaus!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#14 posted 04-26-2015 11:05 PM

Very nice. The attention to detail is super!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#15 posted 04-26-2015 11:49 PM

The pyramids are just too cool. The red oak/Jatoba works really well together.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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