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Project by RobEk posted 05-08-2016 05:11 AM 1112 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mothers Day present for my daughter. Made of:

Body/lid: Curly Maple with Bloodwood accents
Splines: Bloodwood
Handle: Wenge
Bottom: Italian leather

I really liked that I started with thicker material for the lid, which allowed me to give more depth than with the other ones I did in the past.





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oldnovice

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#1 posted 05-08-2016 05:27 AM

Andy, that is outstanding!
it looks as if it was made out of cloth material as opposed to wood!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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lizardhead

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#2 posted 05-08-2016 11:25 AM

I thought it was Pillow at first.

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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turnkey47

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#3 posted 05-08-2016 12:27 PM

nice looking box!!!

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kiefer

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#4 posted 05-08-2016 02:13 PM

Beautiful !
Nice wood combination and well done sculpting .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#5 posted 05-08-2016 02:57 PM

Well done Andy, just outstanding work

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RobEk

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#6 posted 05-08-2016 03:38 PM

I feel bad enough borrowing his design ideas, don’t want to take Andy’s name as well… Laugh…

Rob

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ralbuck

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#7 posted 05-08-2016 04:05 PM

Very well done. ROB-E!

The sort of wrinkled look is just for us OLD guys?

It is definitely a project to be proud of!

-- just rjR

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 05-08-2016 05:06 PM

It’s beautiful and very creative. I love the way the four strips look after they were shaped along with the top.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 05-08-2016 06:24 PM

Awesome work on those vawes, they look pretty much realistic, like some fluid.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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abie

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#10 posted 05-09-2016 02:24 PM

Great job Rob,
looks like you’re getting the hang of Boxmaking ala Andy..

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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Andy

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#11 posted 06-03-2016 04:28 PM

Well done, and thanks for the credit.
I like the maple with the strong color contrasts.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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