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Project by Boris posted 07-09-2015 11:29 PM 1587 views 4 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi guys
Here is a jewelry box I made as a prototype, I used walnut for the box and Birdseye maple for the trim, the marquetry is maple, poplar and mahogany, all comments and question are appreciated.
Regards





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Redoak49

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#1 posted 07-09-2015 11:32 PM

Much to nice for a prototype…..it is beautiful…excellent work

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prometej065

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#2 posted 07-10-2015 01:42 AM

Very nicely done, Boris!
Flower is still very grateful to the motive, and you did it particularly fine and prettily!

-- http://prometheus065.blogspot.com/

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oldrivers

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#3 posted 07-10-2015 02:27 AM

Beautiful design and workmanship,congrats!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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Bigkahunaranch

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#4 posted 07-10-2015 02:31 AM

Sweet looking box. You did a really nice job with the marquetry.

I would like to know how you did the bracketed feet. They are exceptional.

Thanks for posting.

Dave

-- To see samples of my work, please visit https://www.facebook.com/bigkahunaranch

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shipwright

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#5 posted 07-10-2015 03:27 AM

Very nice Boris.
You found some very nice and very green Poplar. .... Good score, it looks great in the motif.
All around nice piece. I like the box and the marquetry suits it perfectly.
It’s so nice when you can get by without using dyed veneers.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#6 posted 07-10-2015 03:58 AM

Good looking box, great marquetry, very nice work.

-- Tom D

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#7 posted 07-10-2015 04:22 AM

Boris,

The marquetry is really exquisite!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Jim Rowe

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#8 posted 07-10-2015 08:09 AM

Very nice. Too good to be a prototype.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#9 posted 07-10-2015 12:14 PM

The marquetry looks beautiful!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#10 posted 07-10-2015 01:34 PM

beautiful jewellery box and outstanding marquetry.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 07-10-2015 01:38 PM

This piece is so beautiful and the marquetry is wonderful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#12 posted 07-10-2015 08:15 PM

That marquetry is really nice, good job. Wish I could do those kind of details in my work. What marquetry technique do you use?

-- Allen, Colorado

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#13 posted 07-10-2015 09:03 PM

Boris, words cannot express my admiration for your talented work … Also hinges that you have chosen compliment your rich woods and the fine work … My hat is off to you my friend

Bigkahunaranch Dave
Here is how The old Grump makes feet like that:
I will use a strip of 1/2 or 3/8 inch thick material about 3/4 to 1 inch wide. put it on the router table with a cove bit installed.
Run the long grain on one side, then do both end grains.
If you have used 3/4” wide stock cut 3/4” off so that the foot is square … now cut off the other end and you have two feet … repeat the process on the end grains and you will have four feet.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#14 posted 07-11-2015 12:09 AM

Great looking box—beautiful marguetry!

-- Dean

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#15 posted 07-11-2015 12:31 AM

The marquetry is very beautiful. Is there a template for this? The walnut and birdseye maple are an excellent background.

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