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Wenge/Maple/Zebrawood small box

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Project by mgb_2x posted 1671 days ago 3250 views 33 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Started out as a Christmas present but didn’t make it underneath the tree. As I finished this little box I began to really like the combination of woods and the elongated shape. Was suposed to be one of about 12 boxes that I made for Christmas gifts this year. I like to use combinations of wood to make interesting designs for the top of my boxes, this combination was made almost a year ago and I was waiting to find the right idea for a box. I really like to use Wenge as it’s nearly black color provides a nice contrast for other woods. It is a little hard to work but it finishes out really nice.

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove





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Les Hastings

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#1 posted 1671 days ago

Awesome work, great looking box!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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degoose

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#2 posted 1671 days ago

Second again… Les…
This is a well thought out combination of some fantastic timbers.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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woodworm

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#3 posted 1671 days ago

Another beautifully made box. Excellent work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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richgreer

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#4 posted 1671 days ago

This is a spectacular box. Well done. I hope you consider imitation as a form of flattery because I made try to imitate this box – however, I doubt that I can make it as nicely as you made yours.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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majeagle1

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#5 posted 1670 days ago

MG – this is just “beautiful” !!!!!!
Job well done, very nice design and the wood combination is just superb!!!
Keep up the good work and I’ll look forward to seeing more of your fine boxes !!!

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1670 days ago

wonderful box Mg

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Bradford

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#7 posted 1667 days ago

Very cool box.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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blockhead

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#8 posted 1578 days ago

This is absolutely beautiful! I love the wood combo, design and finish. Stunning all the way around. Well done!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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bigike

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#9 posted 1578 days ago

great box very nice contrasting woods!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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RussInMichigan

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#10 posted 1306 days ago

It’s so nice I just sat for several minutes taking it in. Thanks for sharing it.

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oldnovice

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#11 posted 598 days ago

It’s beautiful, what else can be said!

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

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