Space box (the final frontier)

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Project by Spoontaneous posted 04-17-2009 02:56 PM 1440 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small purpleheart box made with hobby store ‘lumber’. Dyed veneer, ebony corners, mother of pearl moon, silver stars, inlaid strips.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#1 posted 04-17-2009 03:45 PM

Very cool at first I thought it was a lunch box. It still would be. all it needs is a handle.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#2 posted 04-17-2009 05:05 PM

That is cool. Love the moon. Excellent idea. That space scene could go on and on with variations. Ya think? :)

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

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#3 posted 04-17-2009 08:22 PM

Excellent idea, great work. Love it.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#4 posted 04-17-2009 08:28 PM

i saw one just like that on voltar-12.. good work

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

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#5 posted 04-17-2009 09:34 PM

Live long and prosper Very nice

-- Billp

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#6 posted 04-19-2009 07:14 AM

I like it

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 04-20-2009 03:41 PM

Cool! A nice combination with my other hobbie…astronomy. You moon looks just like the real thing! :)

What form does the silver come in that you use for the stars?

Thanks for sharing!

-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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#8 posted 04-20-2009 11:38 PM

Thanks all. Hazard, you can buy the silver wire almost any size, tubing and even squares from any jewelry supply house (lapidary). I just drill a hole and dip the wire in black epoxy and stick it in the hole. Then I clip it off and sand.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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