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Imbuia keepsake box

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Project by CiscoKid posted 10-15-2010 09:19 PM 2619 views 38 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Box body is made from imbuia. Top is curly maple and rosewood. Small ebony lift and Brusso hinges. Finish is four coats of Deftoil.

-- Al, Culpeper VA





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mgb_2x

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#1 posted 10-15-2010 09:27 PM

Wow, very nice!

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove

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#2 posted 10-15-2010 09:28 PM

Beautiful wood and gorgeous design!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Chip

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#3 posted 10-15-2010 09:29 PM

Elegant box Al. Beautiful and unique design, terrific craftsmanship. Love the wood and finish too. Thanks for the post!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#4 posted 10-15-2010 09:30 PM

Wow … great work.

-- Shawn, I ask in order to learn

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#5 posted 10-15-2010 09:30 PM

Excellent looking box. The design is very nice and unique..I have not seen imbuia wood before.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#6 posted 10-15-2010 09:48 PM

Nice !!!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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mafe

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#7 posted 10-15-2010 10:49 PM

Beautiful box.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#8 posted 10-15-2010 11:39 PM

great box , the design really gets my mind in high gear.

-- dean2336,nebr.

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#9 posted 10-15-2010 11:50 PM

What a gorgeous little box.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#10 posted 10-16-2010 01:07 AM

Great job buddy

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Douglas Bordner

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#11 posted 10-16-2010 01:38 AM

Truly a beauty.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Walt M.

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#12 posted 10-16-2010 01:41 AM

Very nice work

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#13 posted 10-16-2010 02:45 AM

Great box. I was using Imbuia for a couple of years when my local woodcraft store carried it. I haven’t been able to get any for the last year. I really like the smell when I cut it. Where did you find it? You got some nice dark pieces. Good match of woods with the design.
Robert

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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Jonathan

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#14 posted 10-16-2010 04:00 AM

Such a beautiful box.

I love the way the curly maple meanders through the imbula, sort of like a stream of water.

Excellent design and execution!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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sedcokid

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#15 posted 10-16-2010 04:47 AM

Man this is beautiful!! Like the design alot!!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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