Hawthorn Box with Turquoise

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Project by saksman posted 04-17-2010 06:53 PM 1762 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a nice piece of hawthorn with turquoise inlay that I turned into another box for my wife. The finial was very thin and about 2” long but it broke so I had to improvise. (as I like to look at “a design opportunity”)

-- The ability to learn is innate, not the desire.

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#1 posted 04-17-2010 07:02 PM

Improvisation is good! Very nice little box. That hawthorn has a beautiful figure. What size is it?


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#2 posted 04-17-2010 07:24 PM

Huge piece of hawthorn (or so it seems). Over here they seldom grow to tree sise

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#3 posted 04-17-2010 10:37 PM

Beautiful turning, love the inlay. Nice finial also. Nice box.

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#4 posted 04-18-2010 02:27 AM

The box is 3” tall by 2” wide. It is a small box. My wife likes to put her ear rings in them.

-- The ability to learn is innate, not the desire.

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#5 posted 04-18-2010 01:39 PM

cute box..

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#6 posted 06-05-2010 06:43 AM

I really like this piece, so nice. Good job.

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#7 posted 06-05-2010 06:45 AM

Creativity spurs art a great job it looks super

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