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Project by kirschenman posted 08-14-2009 05:15 AM 2316 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A project i did with my kids for Christmas gifts. We had a blast making them, there a simple ‘fitted lid’ design. I used Lacewood for most, my father in law got the beautiful maple with purpleheart trim….thanks for looking..

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#1 posted 08-14-2009 05:25 AM

Very nice boxes!


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#2 posted 08-14-2009 05:29 AM

Wow!!!!! very nice. I love your wood choices


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#3 posted 08-14-2009 05:30 AM

Hope santa comes to my house, LOL. That’s some very nice figure. Wish,, I could find it like that.

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#4 posted 08-14-2009 05:33 AM

Beautiful boxes and superb choice of woods…........ love that quilted maple !!!!

A big welcome to LJ’s, the most addictive site on the internet !

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#5 posted 08-14-2009 06:21 AM

Beautiful maple grain, they look terrific.

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#6 posted 08-14-2009 06:22 AM

Yup, that maple just had me drooling on my keyboard.

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#7 posted 08-14-2009 06:47 AM

Quilted maple is one of my faves. The boxes look great. Welcome

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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#8 posted 08-14-2009 06:49 AM

Those are beautiful!! Just curious if you or the kids had any type of reaction to the lacewood? I have heard of numerous people having allergic reactions to lacewood and some of the more popular exotics

-- My job is to give my kids things to discuss with their

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#9 posted 08-14-2009 08:26 AM

What finish did you use for the maple? It is great.

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#10 posted 08-14-2009 11:53 AM

Really nice boxes. Your choice of wood gives them a distinctive look.

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#11 posted 08-14-2009 01:37 PM

sweet, nice job love the quilted maple

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#12 posted 08-14-2009 03:10 PM

Just Beautiful!! Boxes are my Christmas plan for this year.

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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#13 posted 08-15-2009 08:33 AM

Beautiful boxes. Great wood combos. Always nice to get the kids in the shop. Enjoy the time together.

Keep up the great work.


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#14 posted 08-17-2009 09:02 PM

mann that curly maple is just plain awesome, this had to have been a fun project with the kids, i love getting mine involved too.

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

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#15 posted 08-22-2009 09:40 PM

wow wish I was on your Christmas list.

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