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Ribbon handled box. Exquisite birds eye maple found at Dallas Woodcraft for only $7 a bd ft. Handle is lacewood with walnut trim. Very challenging detail work in this long weekend project. Plans came from Woodsmith plans.
-- Ray, Northwest Arkansas
Jan 28, 2016
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#1 posted 01-28-2016 01:20 PM
I like it! Nice.
-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com
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#2 posted 01-28-2016 01:39 PM
Impressive! I make a lot of boxes myself but I sure do like yours!
-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"
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#3 posted 01-28-2016 01:48 PM
Beautiful box! Great find on the maple.
-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith
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#4 posted 01-28-2016 01:52 PM
That a great use of some fantastic wood, great looking box.
-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain
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#5 posted 01-28-2016 03:42 PM
I like the handle design. I may have to copy that.
-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.
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#6 posted 01-28-2016 04:41 PM
-- "woodworker with an asterisk"
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#7 posted 01-28-2016 04:52 PM
Great looking box. I love the bird’s eye maple, its absolutely beautiful. Added to favorites.
-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com
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#8 posted 01-28-2016 06:28 PM
A really nice looking box.
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#9 posted 01-28-2016 07:54 PM
Nice box and wood.
-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein
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#10 posted 01-28-2016 07:56 PM
Very nice… Love the woods used.
-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".
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#11 posted 01-28-2016 07:57 PM
I love this ribbon box.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
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#12 posted 01-28-2016 10:00 PM
This is what I come here for… this box inspires me to get into the shop. So very beautiful. Great work, man!
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#13 posted 01-28-2016 10:58 PM
Great project! What’s the finish?
-- "If you're not counting the ripples when throwing pebbles in the water, you're wasting your time."
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#14 posted 01-28-2016 11:36 PM
My wife looked over my shoulder and it is now on my Honey -Do list. Exquisite is right.
#15 posted 01-29-2016 01:29 AM
Thanks all. The finish is three coats of Watco natural oil finish with three coats of Johnson paste wax. Love the soft sheen.
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