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Project by GROOVY56 posted 02-05-2017 12:01 AM 942 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sapele not sure of veneer came from variety box, the hummingbird box has a USB and household outlets. for my wife to charge phone and plug in whatever. anchor box for nephew to put pocket stuff in has a cove in bottom for change.





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shipwright

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#1 posted 02-05-2017 12:32 AM

Nice cuts. Is the box top solid with veneer inlays or is it all veneer?
I’d say curly maple / mahogany and Maybe an olive ash / walnut.
Veneer cutting method? Knife? Scroll saw?

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#2 posted 02-05-2017 01:02 AM

Just beautiful ! You truly are a craftsman. GREAT job !

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#3 posted 02-05-2017 01:37 AM

shipwright after noticing you are associated with French Marquetry, I hesitate to tell you but I used a silhouette curio vinyl cutting machine. It does a great job of scribing a line I finished with a hobby knife. The top is solid with an inlay. But as a shipwright you may appreciate that I did a complete restoration of a 1957 Chris craft Cavalier hull up replaced everything myself and a 17’’’ Micmac strip canoe with juniper/

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#4 posted 02-05-2017 03:58 AM

Good work is good work, doesn’t matter how it was done.
I’ve restored a couple of old cruisers myself. Good for you on the Chris. Those old woodies have so much more soul than the plastic junk they build now.

-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese! http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#5 posted 02-05-2017 12:46 PM

Outstanding….We really need photo of boat.

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#6 posted 02-05-2017 01:34 PM

Very nice well done.

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#7 posted 02-05-2017 03:00 PM

These are wonderful boxes. You did a fine job on them.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 02-06-2017 07:47 AM

Beautiful and precise inlay/veneer.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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