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Butterfly Keepsake Box

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Project by TedAGTG posted 1267 days ago 1361 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Originally in Creative Woodworks Crafts Magazine. I updated to exotic woods to make the butterfly come alive. I guess it’s Intarsia since the colors are all natural woods. I used Yellow Heart, Purple Heart, Red Heart, Cocobolo and Ebony for the top and Poplar for the box body with Aspen inserts. I have also done one of these with Mahogany in place of the Ebony. It’s a four compartment box.

-- Ted@AGTG WoodCraft





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woodworm

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#1 posted 1267 days ago

This so sweet… and welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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TJ65

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#2 posted 1267 days ago

Hey welcome to Ljs
Awesome looking box lid, great colours.
next time you post add more pics, we all love to see inside, outside roundside and underside (well maybe not under!) :-)

-- Theresa, https://sites.google.com/site/tmj65treasure/

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Roger

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#3 posted 1266 days ago

Really nice choice of woods. Awesome job.

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

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Roger

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#4 posted 1266 days ago

oh, and welcome to LJ’s

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

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gurnie

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#5 posted 1266 days ago

you did a really nice job. Nice selection of woods

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BarbS

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#6 posted 1266 days ago

Beautiful box! Welcome to LJs. I look forward to seeing more of your projects.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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charlie49

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#7 posted 1266 days ago

Wonderful! We’re all “aflutter” now. I agree with Theresa, would you please show the inside and how it opens? It’s really nice work and thanks for sharing.

Charlie

Belton, Mo

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terrilynne

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#8 posted 1245 days ago

Very well done. Ilike it, it’s different.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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