Small maple/purpleheart box

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Project by emetric posted 01-16-2010 06:39 AM 1535 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is made of purpleheart and curly maple. The maple was a piece that I got for 6 and it was 5” x 1.25” x 10’ long rough sawn. Imagine my surprise to find that it was figured. This was completed in one day about 5 hours. enjoy.

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#1 posted 01-16-2010 07:51 AM

Nice box. I like the sliding lid design. The heart inlays are nice also.

Keep it up.


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#2 posted 01-16-2010 12:08 PM

Nice job. I don’t think I’ve ever finished a project the same day I started. Where’s the time for second thoughts and self doubt? lol

-- Jim

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#3 posted 01-16-2010 01:31 PM

Very nice box & wood combination. That maple sure looks nice.

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#4 posted 01-16-2010 03:24 PM

Great little box. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#5 posted 01-16-2010 03:34 PM

good job, i like the hearts.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#6 posted 01-16-2010 04:30 PM

I Like It!

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

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#7 posted 01-16-2010 06:37 PM

very neat box ,good work.

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#8 posted 01-16-2010 10:26 PM

The lid is a nice touch. I like it.

-- Common Sense is the study of the obvious. Everyone should take Obvious 1001 and Obvious 1002 their freshman year.

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#9 posted 01-17-2010 10:15 PM

the marple realy bring the colour in the purplehart over the edge
thankĀ“s for sharing


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