Cocobolo trinket box

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Project by Mike_D_S posted 10-27-2016 05:49 AM 337 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a small trinket box and we were at the lumberyard the other day and she picked out a cocobolo blank. So I turned this simple bowl form and made a Wenge lid for it.

Nothing fancy, but she really likes the look of the cocobolo color and grain.

I realized I had done a bunch of pieces and hadn’t posted anything, so figured I’d catch up on my projects page. Nothing fancy compared to a lot of other guys, but I like to record the stuff I’ve done.

Thanks for looking,

-- No honey, that's not new, I've had that forever......

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#1 posted 10-27-2016 06:25 AM

Very beautiful, you are very experienced turner, it was about time to show us your work!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 10-27-2016 01:05 PM

Nice looking box. Cocobolo is a beautiful wood, but I’m not sure I can have it in the shop any more due to respiratory issues.

-- Barry,

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#3 posted 10-27-2016 01:31 PM

The 2 different woods go well together. You really captured the beauty. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 10-27-2016 05:18 PM

GREAT! WORK and design too.

-- just rjR

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