Wedding Box

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Project by Ampeater posted 08-13-2009 09:20 PM 1984 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My nephew got married on Saturday. We gave him and his wife this box for a wedding present. The top is made with Jatoba and Maple with a Mahogany ‘rings’ inlay. The top was also laser engraved by Tim Bateson of Liberty-Laser, near Cincinnati. (I don’t do engraving!)

The sides of the box are Lacewood. The trays are made from Curly Maple and American Cherry.

The Jatoba will turn to a brilliant reddish-brown color after it seasons for a few years.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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#1 posted 08-13-2009 09:31 PM

Amazing. I bet they were floored!! Great job!

-- Derrek L.

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#2 posted 08-13-2009 09:43 PM

Nicely done!

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#3 posted 08-13-2009 09:47 PM

very nicely done, thanks for posting

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#4 posted 08-13-2009 10:28 PM

Hey there Amp.. nice job,
Next time with spirals ?

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#5 posted 08-14-2009 02:13 AM

Very nice box. I bet they will enjoy it.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#7 posted 08-14-2009 03:44 AM

Great box, Love the design

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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#8 posted 08-14-2009 12:09 PM

Very nicely done, sir.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#9 posted 08-26-2009 06:56 AM

super work with amazing design

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 12-17-2009 12:38 AM

I really liked this, you and Larry have those angle cuts down cold. Awsome, thanks for your posts.

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