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Project by Muriel posted 01-25-2018 04:08 PM 525 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Long time ago I didn’t post anything … doesn’t mean I stopped making dust !

-- Muriel, Belgium





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Alex Lane

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#1 posted 01-26-2018 12:10 AM

Gorgeous! What’s the blue part made of? Stained/dyed wood?

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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Boxguy

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#2 posted 01-26-2018 07:09 AM

Murial, I like your work. The projects you posted have a light humerous touch to them. I especially liked your blue edges here. How did you do that?

This week I have been perfecting a Kleenex cover/box. I’ll post it sometime next week or so. I have worked out the methods and jigs to make it easy to make several for marketing and for gifts. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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Muriel

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#3 posted 01-26-2018 09:48 AM

Thanks guys ! You right I should have added some explanations, Here they are :

both veneers are 0.6 mm, stained wood (in the factiry).
blue is beech
yellow is charme (? in English ?)

Cut with a scalpel knive, glued on a simple white wood box bought in a craft shop, lot of careful manual sanding up to 1200, and finishing with 2 layers of wax/oil.

-- Muriel, Belgium

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Brit

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#4 posted 01-26-2018 01:45 PM

Very nice Muriel. I really like your design and your careful sanding.

By the way, Charme is Hornbeam in English.

-- https://www.clickasnap.com/Andy61 - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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Muriel

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#5 posted 01-27-2018 02:58 PM

Brit, thanks or the translation !

-- Muriel, Belgium

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#6 posted 01-27-2018 04:43 PM

This is a very nice tissue box.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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