Curley Purpleheart and Quilted Maple top box

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Project by Ziggman posted 06-22-2017 09:58 PM 622 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch


This was a fun project..the sides are Curley Purpleheart with Maple borders. The top is Quilted Maple beveled. The bevel gave some nice lines after finishing. The handle is black glass.

I purposely left the funky defect.

It’s a going away present for one of my long term employees.


-- In his retort, the alchemist repeats the work of nature-----Jim Morrison

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#1 posted 06-22-2017 10:24 PM

Looks Great!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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#2 posted 06-22-2017 11:55 PM

That really POPS doesn’t it. Purple heart is really hard to come by here in the Islands

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 06-23-2017 12:02 AM

Beautiful work, the beveled quilted maple top is fabulous

-- I love the smell of coffee in the morning, and sawdust in the afternoon

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#4 posted 06-23-2017 01:58 AM

This box looks really nice! Love the look of the top.. it’s amazing!

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

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#5 posted 06-23-2017 03:26 AM

WOW some very beautiful lumber you used. Your employee is getting a very nice gift.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#6 posted 06-23-2017 06:50 PM

This is a wonderful box. I love the wood and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#7 posted 06-24-2017 10:34 AM

that quilted maple really pops..great job!!!!!!!!!!!!

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