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Project by Ken Dixon posted 06-15-2010 08:46 PM 2069 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Three memory boxes made from walnut, cherry, birdseye maple mahogany and one with a some purple heart accent. Two with sand shaded leaves the other one with inlayed stones. All three finished with oil and wax.

-- Ken, Kanata Ont. Canada





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#1 posted 06-15-2010 08:50 PM

Very nice… love the tops… love the wood choices… love the look!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#2 posted 06-15-2010 08:55 PM

very nice boxes with great lids…

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#3 posted 06-15-2010 09:00 PM

Great looking boxes. The inlaids really add a nice touch.

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#4 posted 06-15-2010 09:20 PM

Simple elegance. Great work.

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#5 posted 06-15-2010 09:31 PM

I really like the dark stemmed leaf.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#6 posted 06-15-2010 10:35 PM

Really nice pieces! Beautiful…............

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 06-15-2010 11:50 PM

Majorly Cool!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#8 posted 06-16-2010 12:37 AM

Great, Great Boxes, Ken!!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#9 posted 06-16-2010 12:43 AM

comments on each one, great, wonderful, outstanding. they are all beautiful and show super workmanship.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#10 posted 06-16-2010 03:55 AM

Very nice boxes, you should be proud of these. I have wanted to inlay some turquoise into a box lid, as you did the stones but haven’t been able to find thin slices yet. I particularly like the second one with the curly (looks like maple but you didn’t mention curly maple in your list of woods). Love the way you bookmatched the two pieces for the top!

Keep up the good work!

Jim

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#11 posted 06-16-2010 04:07 AM

Beautiful boxes. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#12 posted 06-16-2010 04:41 AM

Very, very nice boxes. Great job.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#13 posted 06-16-2010 07:38 AM

Great work! Love the inlay. I haven’t tried any sand shading but after seeing your work will have to give it a try.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#14 posted 06-16-2010 08:23 AM

very nice you do some real nice work.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#15 posted 06-16-2010 10:18 AM

Wow, great looking boxes.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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