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Butterfly Keepsake Box

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Project by TedAGTG posted 10-27-2010 04:01 AM 1467 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 10-27-2010 04:17 AM

This so sweet… and welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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TJ65

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#2 posted 10-27-2010 05:15 AM

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 10-27-2010 01:41 PM

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 10-27-2010 01:41 PM

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 10-27-2010 08:02 PM

you did a really nice job. Nice selection of woods

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BarbS

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#6 posted 10-27-2010 08:05 PM

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 10-27-2010 11:56 PM

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 11-18-2010 03:55 AM

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

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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