Ash, Zebrawood, and Sassafras Box

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Project by robert triplett posted 1699 days ago 1077 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box after a friend suggested I put a tray in a bigger box I had made. My first use of Zebrawood. I used Sassafras for part of the top and all of the bottom. The Zebrawood is bordered by a thin strip of Padauk.
The miter keys are also Padauk. The tray has a Sassafras bottom and Imbuia sides.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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#1 posted 1699 days ago

Looks great, Iv never used Sassafras before. Does it still have the strong odor after it drys ?

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#2 posted 1699 days ago

nice mix of contrasting woods. ;-)

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#3 posted 1699 days ago

very nice

-- -erik & christy-

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#4 posted 1699 days ago

Nice Job, Robert!! And Welcome to LJ’s!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#5 posted 1698 days ago

Excellent job i love the inside of it. Great job.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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