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Project by whitedog posted 08-10-2009 11:44 PM 1761 views 4 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

my youngest daughter Megan has been wanting a box for some time now , i’m always making one for someone or trying to get ahead for selling them. she really liked the colors in this one , i’m using a new malachite that is lighter in color and has a blue stone (that i forgot the name of ) , this one is hers . it is 11×6 1/2×2 1/2.

please let me know what you think of this one.

-- Paul , Calfornia





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BeachedBones

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#1 posted 08-11-2009 12:00 AM

My name’s Megan too, can I have it?? Ok, maybe it isn’t…. beautiful box though. I like how it has cool patterns in the grain every way you look at it.

-- You know.... I think that old wood needs to be furniture.

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mcoyfrog

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#2 posted 08-11-2009 12:03 AM

very cool, lots of love went into this one..

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Russel

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#3 posted 08-11-2009 12:28 AM

That’s a really slick box. The blue, unidentified stone really adds a lot to the top. Very cool.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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glynn

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#4 posted 08-11-2009 01:10 AM

that looks great mate god job

-- jim nevada

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dougdeg

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#5 posted 08-11-2009 01:58 AM

What a great idea, the inlay is great and the fork side supports are cool.
you say you sell these at shows,
nice product

-- Doug Cedar Log Furniture, www.cedar-stuff.com

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huff

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#6 posted 08-11-2009 03:25 AM

Great look. beautiful from every angle.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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Ben Kahmann

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#7 posted 08-11-2009 03:52 AM

Cool!

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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mtnwild

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#8 posted 08-11-2009 04:27 AM

Great design! Love the hing points! Great wood, cool details, good lookin’!!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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bowyer

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#9 posted 08-11-2009 11:42 AM

I like this box alot!! The inlay and hinge points realy add to the charm of the wood.

Rick

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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MsDebbieP

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#10 posted 08-11-2009 12:35 PM

fantastic!! Very creative. – and beautiful
Megan – it was worth waiting for!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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AllorNoThumbs

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#11 posted 08-11-2009 01:51 PM

Very Nice! Here’s my two cents worth….What’s up with the Pennies?

-- enjoy your wood...

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whitedog

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#12 posted 08-11-2009 05:47 PM

the penny’s… one is dated the year she was born and one the year she was married .

thanks everyone for the kind words

-- Paul , Calfornia

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Tom8021

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#13 posted 08-11-2009 05:51 PM

Nice job! I like the use of the natural edges. A little to much blue fill for me, but it does look good on this box. The back piece of wood looks awesome, I like the wood to be the star and this wood is beautiful.

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mmh

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#14 posted 09-01-2009 04:19 PM

What a FABULOUS box! I love how you handled the rustic look, yet it’s smooth and touchable. The multiple colors really work on the inlay, it’s vibrant and moves. The “2 cents” are quite a nice touch too. Beautifully done. I’m sure she’ll cherish this for the rest of her life. I would!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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a1Jim

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#15 posted 09-03-2009 12:44 AM

Most unique good build

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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