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Project by DonDA posted 02-21-2017 03:04 AM 639 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Box made of spalted maple and peruvian walnut. Inlayed with Turquoise stone. First time I tried inlay in a bad area of wood. Seemed to work pretty good.

-- Don, Saginaw Mi





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woodshaver (Tony)

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#1 posted 02-21-2017 11:52 AM

Awesome looking little box! Nice!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 02-21-2017 01:48 PM

Well done job. I have yet to master any turquoise inlay yet. Yours looks great.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 02-21-2017 02:21 PM

Your inlays look pretty nice. I have been thinking about trying some inlays with crushed stone or metal filings. It looks like you did the inlay before you separated the top from the bottom of the box. Is that how you did it?

-- Ride the bevel!

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#4 posted 02-21-2017 02:30 PM

RichCMD – Yes, I turned the outside to a rough shape to find the voids. Then I filled them with a product called Inlace and finished the turning process.

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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#5 posted 02-21-2017 03:57 PM

What an outstanding piece. You have done a wonderful job on this remarkable box.

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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#6 posted 02-21-2017 04:12 PM

gorgeous work don.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#7 posted 02-21-2017 04:49 PM

looks great

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#8 posted 02-21-2017 04:53 PM

Beautiful piece!

-- The problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred. – George Bernard Shaw

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#9 posted 02-21-2017 05:16 PM

Yep it is very cool.

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#10 posted 02-21-2017 07:57 PM

Great work on a beautiful piece.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#11 posted 02-22-2017 01:48 AM

Nice work on your projects Don. Any pictures close up on the carving?

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#12 posted 02-22-2017 07:59 PM

Exquisite.

-- Dale

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#13 posted 02-23-2017 09:01 AM

Great job, beautiful wood

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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