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Project by Bud_3 posted 06-18-2017 03:24 PM 859 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s a gift for a family friend’s daughter.She turned seventeen years last days.Gemini are often called the butterfly of the zodiac so i tried to customize it with a butterfly and a rose on the lid.Thanks!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...





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Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 06-18-2017 03:39 PM

Great looking box, very nice marquetry!

-- Dennis Zongker

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recycle1943

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#2 posted 06-18-2017 04:49 PM

good looking box – love the engineering design

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 06-18-2017 09:36 PM

This jewelry box is so creative and nicely done and it has some nice details and craftsmanship.

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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EarlS

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#4 posted 06-18-2017 10:47 PM

My daughter would be thrilled to get such a nice jewelry box with an inlaid butterfly on it. Nice work. What is the dark circle in the mitered corners? A spline of sorts? It definitely caught my eye as a unique and interesting detail.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#5 posted 06-18-2017 11:09 PM

Excellent!!!!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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#6 posted 06-19-2017 02:03 AM

Very pleasing nice looking box.

-- Tom D

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#7 posted 06-19-2017 05:29 AM

Nice work.

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

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Bud_3

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#8 posted 06-19-2017 01:00 PM

Thank you all! I’m glad you liked my little approach. EarlS: those are holes filled with glue.The purpose was to increase the soldering surface of corners.I wanted to avoid classical splines.

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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DonSol

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#9 posted 06-19-2017 11:54 PM

I like the clean and simple design of the box and the marquetry is the icing on the cake.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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Bud_3

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#10 posted 06-20-2017 09:50 AM

Thanks a lot DonSol !I have to admit your boxes was a good source of inspiration.

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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#11 posted 06-20-2017 11:01 AM

Beautiful inlays. I like those offset legs.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Bud_3

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#12 posted 06-20-2017 08:51 PM

Thanks majuvla!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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