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I made these boxes after picking up some clam shells,and saw some potential as boxes for rings or earrings,for the lining i used flocking and it work on pin hinges .
-- Johan, South Africa, www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za
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#1 posted 11-16-2010 09:44 PM
these are so cool !Wouldn’t they look so wonderful on a mantel or dresser. I love it.
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#2 posted 11-16-2010 09:59 PM
What a wonderful engagement ring box! Or you’re right- earrings anything! Nice and super creative!
-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."
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#3 posted 11-16-2010 10:05 PM
That is a neat Idea.They look great.
-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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#4 posted 11-16-2010 10:08 PM
two beautiful pieces – wow, love to see some detail on thoes hinges Timber choice is great for the jobwell done Johan
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
#5 posted 11-16-2010 10:12 PM
some nice pearl earrings would be nice :)
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#6 posted 11-16-2010 10:21 PM
Johan, your work is superb
Thanks for sharing
-- When you know better you do better.
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#7 posted 11-16-2010 10:53 PM
these are really great…great imagination johan….
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#8 posted 11-16-2010 11:30 PM
Beautiful Johan, very creative and unique.Love the wood choices and I also would like to see the details on the hinge process…..
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#9 posted 11-16-2010 11:34 PM
BEAUTIFUL WOOD PODS, I DON’T KNOW WHAT ELSE TO CALL THEM, THEY ARE PRETTY THOUGH AND WOULD LOOK GREAT ON ANYONES MANTEL, TALK ABOUT A CONVERSATION PIECE.
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#10 posted 11-17-2010 02:28 AM
Those are som beautiful boxes. I love the choice of wood for each one. That is a very unique design, too.
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#11 posted 11-17-2010 04:07 AM
Wow, those are great Johan! I will have to favorite these for the future.
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#12 posted 11-17-2010 12:47 PM
Great Idea and Fine Work, Johan!!
-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.
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#13 posted 11-17-2010 04:47 PM
These are really cool!
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#14 posted 11-17-2010 07:01 PM
These are wonderful! How did you do the hinge? Was that wood added on after the piece was ‘split in two’?
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#15 posted 11-18-2010 02:09 AM
Very beautiful! Great work!Would you mind if I borrow this idea?Thanks for sharing.
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