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Project by johan posted 1380 days ago 2245 views 23 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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.wildwoodboxes.co.za /www.knysnawoodworkers.co.za





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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 1380 days ago

these are so cool !
Wouldn’t they look so wonderful on a mantel or dresser. I love it.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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rivergirl

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#2 posted 1380 days ago

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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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 1380 days ago

That is a neat Idea.
They look great.

jamie

-- 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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peteg

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#4 posted 1380 days ago

two beautiful pieces – wow, love to see some detail on thoes hinges Timber choice is great for the job
well done Johan

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 1380 days ago

some nice pearl earrings would be nice :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Cher

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#6 posted 1380 days ago

Johan, your work is superb

Thanks for sharing

-- When you know better you do better.

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grizzman

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#7 posted 1380 days ago

these are really great…great imagination johan….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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majeagle1

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#8 posted 1380 days ago

Beautiful Johan, very creative and unique.
Love the wood choices and I also would like to see the details on the hinge process…..

Thanks for sharing

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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jockmike2

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#9 posted 1380 days ago

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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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 1380 days ago

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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OttoH

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#11 posted 1380 days ago

Wow, those are great Johan! I will have to favorite these for the future.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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littlecope

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#12 posted 1379 days ago

Great Idea and Fine Work, Johan!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Blake

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#13 posted 1379 days ago

These are really cool!

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Maxx

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#14 posted 1379 days ago

These are wonderful! How did you do the hinge? Was that wood added on after the piece was ‘split in two’?

-- Where did all this sawdust come from?

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WoodenFrog

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#15 posted 1379 days ago

Very beautiful! Great work!
Would you mind if I borrow this idea?
Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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