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A box for a Magic Fan : Let's Go Marie !

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Project by loupitou06 posted 1546 days ago 1317 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Her name is Marie, she’s a big Magic Fan so for her birthday last year I made here that little box. The intent was to have the legs shaped as “M”, one side for Marie and one for Magic. I guess you need some imagination…

I enjoyed building the box (first hand cut dovetails) but the lid was really the funny part. It was my first attempt of inlay and I could have done a worst job :)

Feet and top are Cherry, basketball is curly maple and the sides are pine.
Finish is shellac and lacquer : I had to deliver the piece ~20 minutes after the shellac was dry so I used lacquer!

Thanks for watching

Pierre

-- 100 fois sur le metier remettez votre ouvrage





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ABB

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#1 posted 1546 days ago

Nothing to be ashamed of here for a first effort at both hand cut dovetails and inlay! Nice box!

-- Allen, WA

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bigike

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#2 posted 1546 days ago

saweeet job

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

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webwood

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#3 posted 1546 days ago

well done

-- -erik & christy-

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Andy

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#4 posted 1545 days ago

Very cute. The inlay is well done and I like the feet.

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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jayjay

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#5 posted 1545 days ago

Nice job on the inlay.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1545 days ago

Great looking box

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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majeagle1

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#7 posted 1545 days ago

Very nice little box, love the design and proportions.

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

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Dusty56

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#8 posted 1545 days ago

It’s sooo cute : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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OutPutter

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#9 posted 1545 days ago

I never met a box I didn’t like Pierre, especially ones with hand cut dovetails and inlay. I can see the M and my wife can attest to my lack of immagination. Good job.

Best,

-- Jim

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loupitou06

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#10 posted 1544 days ago

Thanks a lot for the kind words everyone

-- 100 fois sur le metier remettez votre ouvrage

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