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Project by onedermutt posted 03-10-2017 03:24 AM 273 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this bible box as a gift, its constructed out of cherry with Puruvian black walnut inlay cross with splines made of paduk. Brusso hinges. The bottom of the box is lined with goat skin leather. I had some issues with one spline and a slight gap as well as a small swirl in the first layer of finish I missed. I apologize for the lighting on the photos…its not the best.





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#1 posted 03-10-2017 11:43 AM

very nice

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#2 posted 03-10-2017 03:33 PM

looks great

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#3 posted 03-10-2017 06:42 PM

This is a beautiful box. It’s a fine home for a treasured Bible.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 03-11-2017 12:45 AM

Very nice. How did you achieve the cross inlhttp://lumberjocks.com/projects/304434#ay and how did you finish the box?

-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""

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#5 posted 03-11-2017 01:43 AM

Thanks folks! The Cross was created by using a 3/8 mortising bit in my drill press, then I ripped the Peruvian Walnut on the saw to just a bit strong of 3/8 and sanded it to fit fitting the upright first and the sides second. Once, glued in cut the inlay flush. The finish is a quick 15 rubbed on and sanded to 1000 grit between three coats. I don’t usually use it but I was really pressed for time..it turned out very smooth.

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