Cocobolo/Walnut Valet/Jewelry Box

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Project by mony posted 07-16-2015 01:24 PM 1466 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just another box. Outside of box is cocobolo, inside of box is black walnut. Top is book-matched figured walnut with ebony and spalted maple inlay. Box size is 14” X 10” X 3”. Thanks for looking.

-- Mony

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#1 posted 07-16-2015 01:32 PM

Very tasteful box. Nicely done.

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

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#3 posted 07-16-2015 02:43 PM

Thanks for the comment. When I look at your boxes, I feel like a novice.

-- Mony

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#4 posted 07-16-2015 05:35 PM

Right on the money, nice,, very nice.

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#5 posted 07-16-2015 06:36 PM

Just another box? Really? beautiful work. What did you use for the finish?

-- Andy, Waxahachie, Tx.

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#6 posted 07-16-2015 07:33 PM

The finish is Watco Danish Oil (cured), followed by 8 to 10 coats of satin poly, then rubbed out.

-- Mony

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#7 posted 07-16-2015 11:51 PM

Great looking valet box! I love the walnut, and the book matched lid!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#8 posted 07-17-2015 02:37 AM

Fine work. Thanks for sharing.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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