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Figured Walnut and Maple Wedding Box

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Project by Tayraylor posted 01-18-2017 03:46 AM 2021 views 9 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut veneer and figured maple keepsake wedding box. The inlay on the inside lid matches the font used in the wedding invitation. The circular Birdseye maple inlay mimics the floral wreath on the invitations.

The white “blades” on the inside back edge represent the London Rowing Club—of which the recipient is a member. He was also on the U.K. Olympic Rowing Team in the Summer 2016 Olympics.

The box is banded in curly maple with concealed hinges. The bottom interior is black velvet and the bottom exterior is distressed leather.

Finish is Watco Danish oil and paste wax. A fairly challenging gift to make.

-- Ray, Northwest Arkansas





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builtinbkyn

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#1 posted 01-18-2017 04:42 AM

Wow that’s a smart looking piece. Beautiful work!

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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MontanaBob

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#2 posted 01-18-2017 10:59 AM

Outstanding….

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#3 posted 01-18-2017 12:03 PM

Beautiful….

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BB1

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#4 posted 01-18-2017 12:53 PM

WOW…beautiful and such wonderful attention to the details that add special meaning to the gift.

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Ron Aylor

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#5 posted 01-18-2017 02:09 PM

Exquisite! Love you thoughtful attention to detail.

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#6 posted 01-18-2017 02:24 PM

Really nice work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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ohwoodeye

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#7 posted 01-18-2017 02:26 PM

My goodness…...........wow!

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#8 posted 01-18-2017 02:59 PM

Very nice work, love the wood combos.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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splintergroup

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#9 posted 01-18-2017 03:04 PM

“Fairly challenging” is an understatement, this is dedication!

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oldrivers

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#10 posted 01-18-2017 04:38 PM

Fantastic!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 01-18-2017 04:38 PM

This box is such a beautiful piece and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 01-18-2017 05:32 PM

Really like the wood choice and attention to detail. Well done!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#13 posted 01-18-2017 06:13 PM

Exemplary craftsmanship and choice of materials. First rate.

-- Dale

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#14 posted 01-18-2017 08:18 PM

beautiful

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#15 posted 01-18-2017 10:55 PM

awesome

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