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Project by lumberjacques posted 04-13-2009 08:44 PM 1183 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Tea chest I made as an anniversary gift for my wife. The carcass is made from: Bloodwood, Padouk,and Walnut. The lid inlay is milled spalted Pecan, book matched. The base is Oak ply 1/8”. The applique on the front is a slice of Bald Cypress.





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#1 posted 04-13-2009 08:55 PM

Very cool, love the way the woods play off of each other, and really like the applique. Like the way you tied the feet into the base too. Nice job.

-- Chris

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#2 posted 04-13-2009 09:01 PM

what about the thumb??!! don’t you like the thumb!!?? :-)

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#3 posted 04-13-2009 09:35 PM

Handsome as well as beautiful!

-- Joe,Texas,www.woodworkerJoe.com

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#4 posted 04-13-2009 10:09 PM

Really nice!

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

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#5 posted 04-13-2009 10:24 PM

thumb is average,, lid is killer

-- It's not a sickness, i can stop buying tools anytime.

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#6 posted 04-14-2009 03:25 AM

Very lovely box. My wife was looking over my shoulder when your post came up. Guess what my next project is?

-- Jim Westbrooks

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#7 posted 04-14-2009 04:05 PM

Life is funny that way. The spouse gripes and grumbles about your time and energies in the wood shop until…......

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#8 posted 04-14-2009 05:34 PM

Very nice. Excellent wood choices.

-- You're Born, You Die... The rest is up to you! NO FEAR

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#9 posted 08-18-2010 11:46 AM

This tea box is very nice. I was just looking at some of your other projects. You really do very nice work.

-- 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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