Newest Intarsia Box

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Project by wdkits1 posted 06-17-2009 09:39 PM 2310 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi all
Just a couple of pics of my newest jewelry box.The box is black walnut.The background is bookmatched walnut and bird’s eye maple;The cardinal is bloodwood; The beak is pink ivory;The face and feet are ebony; The leaves are lignum vitae; The flowers are holly;The branches are zericote and the flower centers are pau-amerillo. 27 pieces not counting the box.

-- Mike --

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#1 posted 06-17-2009 09:58 PM

Very well done , a beautiful box .

Thanks for sharing with us .

-- Not my woodworking

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#2 posted 06-17-2009 10:08 PM

Awesome! I really like this one, favorited.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#3 posted 06-17-2009 10:52 PM

What’s the penny made out of? Just kidding. Looks great! Well done.

-- Tom, Simsbury, CT

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#4 posted 06-18-2009 02:38 AM

Very nice box. Great job on the intarsia. Great use of colors.

Keep it up.


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

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#5 posted 06-18-2009 02:39 AM

Beautiful job as always! Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 06-18-2009 04:06 AM

Wow Mike. I love this box. The intarsia is gorgeous. Nice work.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#7 posted 06-18-2009 04:51 AM

Very nice, I like the Cardinal, thanks for sharing.

-- Ron Central, CA

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#8 posted 06-18-2009 05:00 AM

Great detail, your work is beautiful.

-- John @

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#9 posted 06-18-2009 11:44 AM

Beautiful intarsia, very nice box.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 06-18-2009 04:09 PM

A real piece of art. Love it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 06-18-2009 05:08 PM

Outstanding ,clean an eye pleasing design. great job

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 06-15-2010 06:18 PM

Ironically I posted in your other post (bear box) posting that I had just heard of Intarsia just a couple weeks ago… well it was this incredible piece that introduced me to it on I think it was. This is just amazing. Nice work.

-- Got Wood? --- Somewhere along the way the people in Washington forgot that they are there to represent the people, not to rule them.

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