Tea Chest

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Project by lumberjacques posted 1928 days ago 1132 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 1928 days ago

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 1928 days ago

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

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#3 posted 1928 days ago

Handsome as well as beautiful!

-- Joe,Texas,

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#4 posted 1928 days ago

Really nice!

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

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#5 posted 1928 days ago

thumb is average,, lid is killer

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

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#6 posted 1928 days ago

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 1927 days ago

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 1927 days ago

Very nice. Excellent wood choices.

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

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#9 posted 1437 days ago

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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