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Project by Billinmich posted 05-11-2009 04:38 PM 2214 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Small box mahogany top with double bevel marquetry,(first time)I think it came out pretty well.Plan on doing this more often,maybe my wife will let me spring for a better scroll saw

-- Bill in Mich





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 05-11-2009 05:00 PM

a very special box with nice details I especially like the leaf inlay and Asian feel to the box

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodworm

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#2 posted 05-11-2009 05:25 PM

Very cool inlay box. Me too like the leaf inlay.
Tell her you can make better inlays with better scroll saw..!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 05-11-2009 05:51 PM

Yeah, the leaf inlay is great!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Homers

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#4 posted 05-11-2009 06:17 PM

Very nice looking piece. Where did you get the marquetry instruction? (Book, Video, Internet) I’ve always wanted to try this but have yet to find instructions that my pea sized brain can swallow.

-- Homers / Murphy, TX

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tomd

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#5 posted 05-12-2009 01:24 AM

Great box looks terrific, excellent job.

-- Tom D

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scrappy

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#6 posted 05-12-2009 02:02 AM

Very nice box! Love the Marquetry!

Keep it up!

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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Woodwrecker

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#7 posted 05-12-2009 02:32 AM

The whole thing is really nice.
That inlay on top is awesome!

-- Eric, central Florida

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Loucarb

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#8 posted 05-12-2009 02:36 AM

Very nice box. Love the lid.

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Billinmich

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#9 posted 05-12-2009 03:46 AM

Homers,I took a class with David J. Marks at our Woodcraft store.A lot of information in a little time.So far I’ve taken 5 classes with David and enjoyed every one of them .Thanks everyone for all your comments.

-- Bill in Mich

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Billinmich

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#10 posted 05-12-2009 03:52 AM

cessna pilot,I made the coves on my table saw,ran it over the blade at an angle and raised the blae a 1/16” after every pass

-- Bill in Mich

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jim1953

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#11 posted 05-12-2009 04:00 AM

Great Lookin Inlay very nice

-- Jim, Kentucky

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Dusty56

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#12 posted 05-12-2009 04:59 AM

This is really nice …the figure in the top and the inlay work are wonderful !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Bradford

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#13 posted 05-12-2009 08:25 PM

The legs lifting the box up, give it a majestic look. I agree with everyone else about the scroll saw and excellent inlay.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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