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Project by cwdance1 posted 11-18-2010 02:19 AM 1377 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Andy inspired box. The box is made from tiger maple and top is cherry. I realy like the top, put a rose on the inside because of the knots. Tried to do the grain popping on the tiger but it didn’t look as good as some I have seen. Guess it takes some trial and error to get it right.

Please let me know what you think, good or bad, its OK.

Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 11-18-2010 02:29 AM

I think moving the art to the inside on this box was a good idea. Let the wood speak for itself on the top and then have a wonderful surprise on the inside. Beautifully done CW!

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

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#2 posted 11-18-2010 03:08 AM

That’s a nice box!

I’d be willing to try inlace in the design.

It might make the rose jump out of the box.

I used white inlace in this.

With or without it, it’s a nice box.

-- on Wednesday's I go shopping, and have buttered scones for tea...

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#3 posted 11-18-2010 03:34 AM

I’m no photographer so its hard for me to make it look like it does in person. In person it is easy to see. I would like to try it though. A little red for color with add allot. Thanks for the post as I had never heard of that stuff before. I have it on my want list now.

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#4 posted 11-18-2010 10:11 PM

I like that one.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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#5 posted 11-22-2010 02:03 PM

You have a unique style. I really like the woods and colors on this one.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#6 posted 03-01-2011 12:49 AM

Great job on this and the others projects! Your craftmanship is spot on. Well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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