Memory Box

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Project by Wheathills posted 10-21-2009 12:51 PM 2056 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Images of a recently commissioned Memory Box by parents for their Ballerina daughter to store her memories in.

Ballet shoes and tapes have been inlaid around the lock, and a rose, her favourite flower, has been inlaid on the top of the box.

The Cabinet Makers did a beautiful job here of the intricate detail incorporated into the rose petals and stem.

The box is made from Walnut , the lid from Burr Oak and the inlay detail and marquetry in dyed Lime, Sycamore and Maple using the burnt sand technique.

Further examples of our work at Wheathills

-- Wheathills, Derbyshire, UK,

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#1 posted 10-21-2009 01:05 PM

Beautiful box!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 10-21-2009 03:10 PM

That inlay work is top notch…talk about humbling!

-- James -

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#3 posted 10-21-2009 03:25 PM

Great detail work.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#4 posted 10-21-2009 03:39 PM

beautiful box, great detail.

-- The ability to learn is innate, not the desire.

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#5 posted 10-21-2009 05:07 PM

Wonderful wonderful a masterful box and inlay beautiful box ,outstanding workmanship

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 10-21-2009 08:16 PM

Great looking and well made box.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 10-22-2009 01:59 AM

Great work, very nice.

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#9 posted 12-01-2009 06:17 PM

Your work is spectacular

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#10 posted 02-13-2013 08:55 PM

This is stunning; something to be treasured for generations to come. Thanks so much for sharing!

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