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Magnolia blossom inlaid into cedar box lid.

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My most recent cedar box. Magnolia blossom inlaid into cedar. Hard maple, poplar (leaves) and bois d’arc.
Box measures 8” x 6” x 3” deep. I use the “double bevel inlay” method done using my scroll saw.

-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"





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Bobsboxes

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#1 posted 03-23-2017 01:38 PM

Wow, very nice looking box, l really like the contrast.

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

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#2 posted 03-23-2017 02:34 PM

It must be rough to have talent! Great Job.

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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#3 posted 03-23-2017 03:08 PM

Nice one Jim.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#4 posted 03-23-2017 04:05 PM

Very, very nice, great work

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#5 posted 03-23-2017 04:20 PM

Jim, this is an outstanding box and so nicely done. It displays lots of nice details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Jim Finn

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#6 posted 03-23-2017 08:25 PM

When folks tell me I have talent I say “no I just have perseverance” I have thrown a few away over the years.

-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"

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#7 posted 03-23-2017 08:48 PM

Nice piece Jim.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#8 posted 03-23-2017 09:25 PM

Very talented Tin bender/ Woodworker. Beautiful work Jim.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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ralbuck

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#9 posted 03-23-2017 10:01 PM

BEAUTIFUL!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#10 posted 03-23-2017 10:26 PM

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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#11 posted 03-23-2017 10:50 PM

Beautiful box …. Very nicely done :)

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#12 posted 03-23-2017 10:55 PM

Man that’s a great looking box—I love that inlay!

By the way, thanks for your service.

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#13 posted 03-23-2017 11:13 PM

lovely little box. great perseverance!

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#14 posted 03-23-2017 11:34 PM

Great looking box, very nice work.

-- Tom D

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#15 posted 03-24-2017 01:19 AM

Very unique. Nice build. Love this one.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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