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This is a set of four boxes I made for myself and three friends to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of a house share in the late 70’s / early 80’s.

Materials for the top are Ebony, Padauk and Sycamore. The box sides are Sonokeling Rosewood. Overall size 100mm x 200×50mm

The blog for making the patterned top is here
The blog for making this style of box is here

Regards

Martyn

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com





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bigike

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#1 posted 03-27-2010 04:19 PM

hell yea, i’m interested on how you made the top please do a blog about? If you can also show the inside of the boxes? Great job!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#2 posted 03-27-2010 04:20 PM

eye-catching design

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#3 posted 03-27-2010 04:29 PM

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#4 posted 03-27-2010 04:41 PM

great design. I would love to know the method also.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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BritBoxmaker

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#5 posted 03-27-2010 04:43 PM

Thanks guys.

I’m new to blogging but I’ll post the top construction as soon as I have time

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Ampeater

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#6 posted 03-27-2010 04:50 PM

Very nice. I have already favorited this and I am interested in a blog about making the top.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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blockhead

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#7 posted 03-27-2010 04:52 PM

Oh yeah, these are sweet. Love the wood combo and design, very nice!

-- 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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#8 posted 03-27-2010 05:23 PM

Fantastic design, really nice!
Can’t wait to see the method used….......

Welcome to LJ’s, hope to see more of your work on this site…....

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rmoore44

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#9 posted 03-27-2010 05:33 PM

Cool pattern, would like to know how you built it.

-- --RoB, Florida

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blackcherry

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#10 posted 03-27-2010 05:56 PM

WAY COOL design thank for posting BC

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#11 posted 03-27-2010 06:25 PM

niice design an together they look great
you shuold make a cabinet with that on the doors

thank´s for sharing it
a how to do wood be niice

Dennis

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#12 posted 03-27-2010 10:05 PM

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#13 posted 03-27-2010 11:45 PM

I would love to benefit from the knowledge… very nice design.

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deon

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#14 posted 03-28-2010 02:04 AM

Must have been a nice house if it inspired such a design….......

-- Dreaming patterns

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#15 posted 03-28-2010 03:06 AM

A man after my own heart,got to love that red,black & white!
Welcome to Lumberjocks.

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