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Project by Chris posted 03-17-2009 04:45 PM 1707 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

More from this past Christmas, a boxes for the wife, mother, and sisters in law. Curly maple + Padauk, Walnut +Yellowheart, Walnut + Curly Maple, and Zebrawood+Sapele. Basic construction along the lines of the article from last year, not sure what magazine. Bookmatched to chase the grain around the corners.

-- Chris





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ellen35

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#1 posted 03-17-2009 04:59 PM

cool! I especially love the zebrawood box … but all are really nice.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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mtnwild

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#2 posted 03-17-2009 05:12 PM

Nice work on those, great gifts.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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jeh412

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#3 posted 03-17-2009 05:14 PM

Love the way the Zebrawood grain flows around the box! All are very nice!

-- John, co-owner Sawdust 'n Stitches

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 03-17-2009 05:30 PM

Really nice wood combinations, styling, and construction!

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

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odie

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#5 posted 03-17-2009 06:07 PM

Flawlessly done. They all look great !

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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zoohoot

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#6 posted 03-17-2009 08:14 PM

Great boxes. What type of finish did you use?

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majeagle1

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#7 posted 03-17-2009 08:46 PM

Great Job ! I love the wood combinations you have used and the quality of construction look perfect.

Keep those boxes coming…..................

Thanks for sharing

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

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Chris

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#8 posted 03-17-2009 11:02 PM

The finish is 3 coats of laquer, zoohoot. Would have done one more, but the last was put on Christmas eve.

-- Chris

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jim1953

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#9 posted 03-18-2009 04:45 AM

Great Lookin Boxes

-- Jim, Kentucky

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chucklandry

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#10 posted 03-19-2009 12:25 PM

Exceptional job maintaining the grain pattern around the boxes, especially visible on the zebra wood. Nice job!

-- Chuck, Breaux Bridge, LA

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boxman

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#11 posted 03-22-2009 06:42 PM

nice job, my intrest is using different woods to do a box, they are all first rate

-- john, Moose Jaw, Sask, j.soika@shaw.ca

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bigike

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#12 posted 04-29-2011 12:08 AM

very nice looking boxes.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Dusty56

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#13 posted 04-29-2011 12:15 AM

The Zebrawood box is truly awesome ….love the grain wrap on all of them but the Zwood is my favorite : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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