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Project by littledempsey posted 08-08-2010 09:31 PM 1719 views 12 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The door is book-matched and cross laminated African Walnut, It was a turning blank but I re-sawed it. The outside of the box is Rosewood burl veneer and the drawer fronts are another turning blank re-sawed.

-- Unique Carpentry, http://www.unique-carpentry.com





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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 08-08-2010 09:46 PM

Very very nice. I like the tree design…

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#2 posted 08-08-2010 10:22 PM

Very beautiful

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#3 posted 08-08-2010 10:49 PM

I really like the elegant design and fantastic craftsmanship done here. The selection of woods are very stunning too. Very nicely done. Can we see open door photos too?

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#4 posted 08-08-2010 10:50 PM

This is a beautiful project. I really love the tree overlay. It makes it so unique and interesting. Great job!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#5 posted 08-09-2010 12:20 AM

That is very pretty and elegant. Very nice job!

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#6 posted 08-09-2010 08:38 AM

I don’t even know what all that means, but it is unimaginably beautiful and intricate!

-- christine

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#7 posted 08-09-2010 01:26 PM

stunning, absolutely stunning..a grand piece of work

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#8 posted 08-09-2010 01:50 PM

Your patience really shows in the detail. Thanks for inspiring.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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#9 posted 08-09-2010 02:25 PM

Beautiful job, I too would like to see an open drawer shot. Keep up the good work and thanks for sharing.

-- Dave, Southern IL.,

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#10 posted 08-09-2010 05:17 PM

Thanks for all the great comments. Just uploaded some pics of drawers, I didn’t mention this but the carcass and inside of the drawers are walnut.

-- Unique Carpentry, http://www.unique-carpentry.com

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#11 posted 08-09-2010 05:20 PM

Fantastic Box a true work of art.

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#12 posted 08-10-2010 02:24 AM

That would look good without the swing out. With it, it’s fantastic!!

Great design, super project…...........

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

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#13 posted 08-10-2010 08:26 PM

WOW such an awesome design, I love it, BTW what are the dimensions if you don’t mind??

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#14 posted 08-19-2010 05:00 AM

Exquisite detail and design. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#15 posted 03-17-2012 12:36 AM

this is way awesome!! wow! really nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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