Purple waterfall

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Project by thatwoodworkingguy posted 1546 days ago 1358 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made with purple heart, walnut, maple and bocote.
Lined with felt as always and finished with minwax antique oil and wax!
It was bought by a box collector Hampton NH

-- ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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#1 posted 1546 days ago

Thats a neat box I like the maple splines

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#2 posted 1546 days ago

Very classy box great job

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1546 days ago

That box looks great. I love the splines too. I’m working on my first box with splines right now. That purple heart is gorgeous. I can’t find any locally myself. Do you have any pictures of the inside and the hinges and stuff? Thanks for posting.

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#4 posted 1546 days ago

That is a nice box, I love purpleheart wood.

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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#5 posted 1546 days ago

your purpleheart looks fantastic!
great looking box, have to agree with the others that I love the maple splines.
i may have to try one of these someday!

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#6 posted 1546 days ago

Great box and nice mixture of woods. Wish I had started my woodworking at your age but I was more interested in girls and fast cars (or was it fast girls and cars??? I’m so old I forget!).


-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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#7 posted 1546 days ago

I like the purpleheart and maple. Not long ago I read an article(won’t mention which magazine) where the guy stated that purpleheart and maple don’t go together for contrasting woods. Duh,I beg to disagree.
Nice job.

-- Life is good.

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#8 posted 1546 days ago

Classy box great job

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#9 posted 1546 days ago

Great box. Nice finishing touches.

-- Norman

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#10 posted 1546 days ago

beautiful box. love the pupleheart wood.

-- RStadler

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