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KEEPSAKE BOX "JAMES"

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Project by Mark Wilson posted 07-18-2015 08:01 AM 844 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Box is made of Padauk, Mahogany, Curly Maple Veneer, with an Ebony/Ivory (Ivory Wood – no elephant sacrificed a tusk) inlay. The Body sits on a Base of Mahogany with seven carefully fashioned Feet, The Lid is of Frame and Panel Construction, surrounding a center field of striking Curly Maple Veneer, and opens on Brass Hinges, supported by a Brass Chain. The “Tiger Skin” bottom treatment was by request of the purchaser.
One of my earlier boxes.

-- Mark





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 07-18-2015 11:15 AM

Beautiful box, Mark…..............and by the way…WELCOMOE TO LUMBERJOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Dennis Zongker

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#2 posted 07-18-2015 07:06 PM

Great looking box, the banding really sets it off to the next level.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Mark Wilson

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#3 posted 07-18-2015 09:52 PM

Thank you

-- Mark

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Grumpy

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#4 posted 07-19-2015 03:40 AM

Great choice of wood mate.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 05-18-2016 04:54 PM

Beautiful!!

-- Mark, North Carolina

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#6 posted 05-18-2016 08:25 PM

Wow! Mark, this is such a beautiful box and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Mark Wilson

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#7 posted 05-19-2016 01:36 AM

Thank you, Charles. That’s one someone actually bought. My sister in point of fact. For her husband. James.

-- Mark

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