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Project by johan posted 1697 days ago 1680 views 11 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This as a commisioned piece.I was supplied with the wood.The middle piece is spalted maple,framed by macassar ebony and birdseye maple the rest is macassar ebony

-- Johan, South Africa, /

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#1 posted 1697 days ago

Beautifully done! The wood combinations are quite elegant.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#2 posted 1697 days ago

Beautifully done, indeed… Fantastic Job, Johan!!

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

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#3 posted 1697 days ago

Very nice, and great combinations of wood. The spalted maple center piece is stunning!

-- CKM - Minnesota

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#4 posted 1697 days ago

its a beautiful box..its one of your milder versions…very subtle

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 1697 days ago

beautiful wood; beautiful box!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 1697 days ago

sweet love the framed out maple

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#7 posted 1697 days ago

another favorite… well done

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#8 posted 1697 days ago

Well done, very elegant.

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#9 posted 1697 days ago

Wow Johan
This is is a spectactular box it’s wonderful and beautiful.

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 1697 days ago

Johan, you certainly inspire me to make better boxes. Know if only I could get some of that wood

-- The guy who makes no mistakes hasn't done anything

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#11 posted 1696 days ago

Excellent Johan, very nicely done!!

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#12 posted 1696 days ago

gorgeous top johan

-- -erik & christy-

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#13 posted 1696 days ago

Really sweet little box!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#14 posted 1696 days ago

Beautiful box.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#15 posted 1696 days ago

your craftsman ship is outstanding !

and your eye for art is amazing ,

well done !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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