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#1 posted 03-07-2010 04:47 AM
Really nice looking box. What can you tell us about the wood inlay of the frogs? What woods did you use for the box. That is a really good piece of work.
-- Jsquared, Texas
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#2 posted 03-07-2010 04:53 AM
And yours fits right in with all the other great work – honest! Very interesting combo of antler and amphibian!
But, as Jsquared asked, please give us some more info on this great piece! Also a side shot or maybe one of the interior of the box would be great! You will find you have a lot of curious people on LJ as well as great woodworkers! ;-)
-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / www.rhoadesclan.com
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#3 posted 03-07-2010 04:58 AM
That’s AWESOME !!How long did this take to do.Don’t be afraid…looks like you’ll fit right in : )
-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com
#4 posted 03-07-2010 05:00 AM
the box is cedar, and was made to hold a native american fan, the froga are popalor, basswood, red cedar ,and black walnut for the eyes
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#5 posted 03-07-2010 05:15 AM
You have nothing to be afraid of – your work is really nice. I was going to ask if those were inlays and what types of wood you used.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#6 posted 03-07-2010 05:18 AM
I think you did an outstanding job !!!
-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,
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#7 posted 03-07-2010 07:05 AM
Another fantastic box. Love your inlay work. Outstanding use of colors to create your designs.
Keep it up.
-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!
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#8 posted 03-07-2010 08:04 AM
Another great box. Well done.
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#9 posted 03-07-2010 08:16 AM
Hey Dale You make some great boxes with super inlays.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#10 posted 03-07-2010 11:21 AM
Awesome! I’d love to see some other angles. And the handle intrigues me—is it carved like the quilting box’s handle? It reminds me a LOT of a deer antler (I hope that’s what I’m supposed to see!), and I can’t tell for the life of me whether it’s wood or an actual antler.
-- I hate finishing. I never manage to quit while I'm ahead. --Chris
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#11 posted 03-07-2010 03:01 PM
Wow… Welcome to LJ’s… you’ll definitely fit right in! Those frogs are excellent, I love the artistic detail you can get with inlays, I’ve never even thought about attempting them, though! Nice work!
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#12 posted 03-07-2010 03:05 PM
That is SO CUTE!!!!
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#13 posted 03-07-2010 04:45 PM
very cool design
-- -erik & christy-
Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist
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#14 posted 03-07-2010 05:57 PM
-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work
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#15 posted 03-09-2010 07:41 AM
You have nothing to fear. You did an awesome job. That’s a very beautiful and unique box.Vicki
-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD
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