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Project by johan posted 02-25-2010 06:53 PM 2038 views 12 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished these boxes and pens for the market .the boxes are made out of african blackwood and inlaid with cape beech,pilasander and leadwood the pens are cape beech and tamboti.

-- Johan, South Africa,

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#1 posted 02-25-2010 07:01 PM

Absolutely gorgeous!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 02-25-2010 07:14 PM

Beautiful work as always Johan. Very nice!!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#3 posted 02-25-2010 08:15 PM

very beautiful..i love those wood choices..very exotic looking…..grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 02-25-2010 08:38 PM

Beautifully done, very elegant too.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#5 posted 02-25-2010 08:46 PM

wow, gorgeous box ..great wood combo..

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#6 posted 02-25-2010 09:32 PM

Beautiful looking sets! I love the wood combinations.

-- 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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#7 posted 02-25-2010 10:12 PM

wonderful looking pencil boxes..

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#8 posted 02-25-2010 10:40 PM

Very well done.

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#9 posted 02-25-2010 11:44 PM

Beautifully done. I’m not sure which I like more, the cases or the pens.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#10 posted 02-26-2010 12:30 AM

looks good man

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA

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#11 posted 02-26-2010 12:48 AM

Awesome job!

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

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#12 posted 02-26-2010 01:39 AM

What do you do for hinges on the box? Just some brass wire/bar from the sides into the lid? I couldn’t find hinges that were small enough what I was looking around :)

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#13 posted 02-26-2010 04:47 AM

Great job on both items.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#14 posted 03-01-2010 06:28 PM

Great looking pens and cases !! The pens go great with the cases

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#15 posted 04-14-2010 02:03 AM

very good work!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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