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The box is made from Ash. The handle is cherry with brazillian rosewood edges.
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#1 posted 01-25-2010 09:23 PM
Great idea for the handle!
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#2 posted 01-25-2010 09:23 PM
thats awesome! NICE design.
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#3 posted 01-25-2010 09:30 PM
This is certainly a nice looking box. The handle adds plenty of visual interest to it as well.
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#4 posted 01-25-2010 09:30 PM
Really nice box and the handle is unique.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#5 posted 01-25-2010 09:39 PM
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#6 posted 01-25-2010 09:42 PM
Thats a new twist on a handle, very striking!
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#7 posted 01-25-2010 09:50 PM
looks like something I saw in woodsmith magazine, did you do the article there?
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#8 posted 01-25-2010 10:02 PM
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#9 posted 01-25-2010 10:15 PM
Hey cool new idea for the handle on this one… nice looking box too…
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#10 posted 01-25-2010 10:17 PM
That handle is amazing!
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#11 posted 01-25-2010 10:35 PM
Nice job, Great Handle. Welcome to LJ.
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#12 posted 01-25-2010 10:36 PM
Cool, in the first picture that handle looks somehting like a leather strap. Add a buckle and I’m sure you would fool a few people.
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#13 posted 01-25-2010 11:18 PM
That’s great, I can imagine a couple of ways of making that handle. Care to share how you did it?
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#14 posted 01-25-2010 11:52 PM
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#15 posted 01-26-2010 01:13 AM
I saw this in WoodSmith and I had plans to make one. I even glued up the woods that were to be the handle (lace wood and wenge). However, that was one project that got delayed do to the Christmas pressure.
Yours looks great. Congratulations!
It was my understanding that it is illegal to export Brazilian Rosewood and I know it is extremely rare to find some available here. I’m very curious where you got it.
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