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Project by Alex Moseley posted 07-31-2010 10:03 PM 2381 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

22” x 8 ” x 4.4”

The box has no bottom and sits on a glass shelf, so there is an outdoor view inside the box.

Various unstained hardwoods.

Coopered lid in Birdseye maple

Inside imagery is Intarsia

Depicts a Northwest Coast tribal chief seeing the european ships on the horizon from his village.


-- Alex M

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#1 posted 07-31-2010 10:09 PM

Nice concept I like it….........................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www.

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#2 posted 07-31-2010 11:03 PM

interresting idea
thankĀ“s for sharing


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#3 posted 08-01-2010 12:08 AM

Wow!!! Beautiful..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#4 posted 08-01-2010 12:20 AM

Well That is just slick! I love it
Great Job and thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#5 posted 08-01-2010 01:10 AM

Nice work, Welcome to LJ!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 08-01-2010 02:32 AM

Off the scale on the imaginative design concept.
And Welcome to LJ.
Thanks for sharing.

PS: Cool shop/studio too.

-- Eric, central Florida

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#7 posted 08-01-2010 03:33 AM

You have quite a creative mind. I like your concept and execution.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#8 posted 08-01-2010 03:47 AM

Unique design. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 08-01-2010 11:05 AM

Very different, I am sure the photo doesn’t really depict the real thing. I would love to see it in person.

-- Theresa,

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#10 posted 08-01-2010 03:42 PM

Beautiful execution on this idea. Very unique and inspiring to me. The box just looks perfect. Thank you for sharing!

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#11 posted 08-01-2010 06:40 PM

That is amazing. I love it, great job.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#12 posted 08-01-2010 09:04 PM

Beautiful . Unique design.


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#13 posted 08-02-2010 03:12 PM

Great look and unique . Thanks for sharing .

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#14 posted 08-02-2010 05:55 PM

brilliant!! beautiful! thought-provoking .. and honouring the past.. WOW
love it

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#15 posted 08-02-2010 06:16 PM

What a Great idea! Nicely done!


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