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Project by Alexander Valle Albert posted 01-11-2016 01:17 PM 1584 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Padauk case/box with wood hinges. 8” X 6-3/8” X 1-7/8”. Wood used in inlaid border was West Indian Satinwood. Yin Yang symbol was made out of ivory, Ebony and 925 silver. Finish is wipe on poly and paste wax. Alexander





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MrHollick

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#1 posted 01-11-2016 01:40 PM

Beautiful box!

-- Sean Hollick ~ http://mrhollickwoodworking.blogspot.com

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#2 posted 01-11-2016 01:51 PM

Excellent work Alexander, thanks for sharing.

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BritBoxmaker

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#3 posted 01-11-2016 03:59 PM

Nice work, Alexander.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#4 posted 01-11-2016 06:03 PM

Beautiful contrasting curves on this padouk. Box looks astonish.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 01-11-2016 07:35 PM

Nicely done.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#6 posted 01-12-2016 12:58 AM

Great looking box—that inlay is outstanding!

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

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Gary

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#7 posted 01-12-2016 02:42 AM

The box is absolutely stunningly beautiful.
The details are wonderful.
I love the inlay work and the hinges.

-- Gary, Florida

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#8 posted 01-12-2016 04:13 AM

Gorgeous!

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#9 posted 01-12-2016 04:58 AM

Best in class

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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#10 posted 01-12-2016 01:06 PM

Wow!

-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk

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#11 posted 01-12-2016 01:46 PM

Beautiful Looking Box! Congrats.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#12 posted 01-12-2016 01:49 PM

Stunningly beautiful

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#13 posted 01-13-2016 01:02 AM

Thank you very much for your comments!!

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#14 posted 01-13-2016 11:53 AM

Very nice indeed. Well done

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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