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Extreme Curly Red Oak

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Project by mony posted 07-06-2015 03:47 PM 1443 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A curly red oak jewelry box I just completed. This was some of the most extreme curly red oak I had ever worked with. The inside of the box is black walnut as well as the trays. The top of the box is book matched walnut.

-- Mony





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Arlin Eastman

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#1 posted 07-06-2015 04:13 PM

O man that is a nice box I really like it.
I also never heard of curly Oak and I am wondering what it looks like turned?

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#2 posted 07-06-2015 04:14 PM

Great looking box and wonderful wood grains/colors.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 07-06-2015 04:58 PM

awesome ,love the wood gran,top just pops out

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#4 posted 07-06-2015 05:15 PM

This is a very nice box. I guess any wood can be curly.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#5 posted 07-06-2015 10:46 PM

Beautiful box. I love the curly oak. It’s magnificent.

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#6 posted 07-07-2015 03:08 AM

Beautiful! It’s like quartersawn gone wild!

-- Sue~ Mad Jester Woodworks, "Not what I have, but what I do is my kingdom" Thomas Carlyle

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#7 posted 07-07-2015 10:13 AM

great looking box and the wood is outstanding!!!!

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#8 posted 07-07-2015 11:04 AM

Really nice box.
particularly like the lid/handle design.
Cheers, Jinky (James).

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#9 posted 07-07-2015 01:19 PM

That extreme curly red oak and bookmatched walnut look fantastic, and you made them even more fantasticker. The box is absolutely beautiful!

-- The first cordless tool was a stick. The first power tool was a rock.

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#10 posted 07-07-2015 04:53 PM

A nice one. Great use of some fine wood.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#11 posted 07-07-2015 05:26 PM

Sorry, hate it when I push the button twice.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#12 posted 07-08-2015 04:58 AM

Beautiful wood and very nice design. I like the arrangement of the dividers in the trays.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#13 posted 07-09-2015 05:15 AM

Mony, I like this box. The wood is lovely and the matched veneer is really eye catching. I am especially impressed that you took the time to make a nice interior set up. The whole box looks well executed and well constructed. Well done. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#14 posted 07-09-2015 01:09 PM

Thanks to everyone for the kind comments.

-- Mony

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