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ASIAN FLAIR

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Project by kiefer posted 11-13-2015 11:10 PM 1732 views 7 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another box with some Asian flair based on the same design that I developed for this box .

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/178290
It took a while to complete this box but a little time on the shelf never hurts in developing the look and I am quite please with the Asian or Japanese influence that I incorporated . It’s always interesting what different looks a box design can be turned into sharing the same basic texture pattern .
This box is made from hickory and walnut for the trim and lid ETC.
I used SOSS 12mm barrel hinges and a brass ball chain for the lid stop which folds nicely into the box beside the tray and the tray handle is another feature which I like as it gives a bit of a surprize when the lid is opened .
The size of the box is 10”W x6”D x4 3/4” H and finished with oil and bees wax polished to a light lustre using a brush on the grooved sections . The tray was a bit of fun to make a liner for as a poster board backing was way too stiff but my dear wife came up with a nice solution using a somewhat stiff fabric as a backing and sewing the deep brown liner to it and it fits very nice .

Comments and questions always welcome .
BTW: Another Christmas present of my list but I can’t name the recipient !
Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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#1 posted 11-13-2015 11:14 PM

That is beautiful. Great job buddy

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#2 posted 11-13-2015 11:15 PM

That’s just what it needed Klaus….perfect.

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#3 posted 11-13-2015 11:20 PM

Only One? Pretty nice! i really like Walnut.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#4 posted 11-13-2015 11:45 PM

Another outstanding piece of work. Thanks for sharing Klaus.

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

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#5 posted 11-14-2015 12:10 AM

WOW, that is a beautiful box, Klaus.
Do you sell them a Art shows?

Jim

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

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#6 posted 11-14-2015 12:57 AM

Man, you just keep turning these beauties out! I love the Asian look of this box, and the wood combo—- just beautiful!

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

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htl

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#7 posted 11-14-2015 01:00 AM

That’s one beautiful box!!!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#8 posted 11-14-2015 01:19 AM

Sweet!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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#9 posted 11-14-2015 01:19 AM

I like it Klaus, nice work and thought process.

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

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#10 posted 11-14-2015 01:56 AM

Klaus,
Just how many grand slams can one person hit? Just amazing as always. Looking forward to the next ‘raise the bar’ box.

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#11 posted 11-14-2015 01:59 AM

Klase, It’s a real piece of beauty. Another winged wonder. I like the way the lift handle acts as a divider for the trays.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#12 posted 11-14-2015 05:27 AM

awesome

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#13 posted 11-14-2015 08:08 AM

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. If my english was better I would use more words to express my toughts. I find it even more beautiful than the first one, and now there is also even more on my bucket list. Well done Klaus.

Did you had problems with the hinges?

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#14 posted 11-14-2015 09:25 AM

Simply lovely, Klaus! The walnut lift in the tray looks like upholstered leather. You did a wonderful job shaping it. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#15 posted 11-14-2015 09:35 AM

Your boxes are just wonderful.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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