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Project by Kent Shepherd posted 1296 days ago 1800 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another box, this one for my second grandaughter’s 1st birthday.

Figured maple, cherry, and bubinga, tung oil finish with a coat of paste wax.

The butterfly was carved with a dremel with flex shaft.

Thanks for looking
Kent

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 1296 days ago

Kent great box, the colors look great. I’m sure she Loved it. Well done.

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

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1296 days ago

Well done, Kent. I love the butterfly,

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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stefang

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#3 posted 1296 days ago

Nifty looking box Kent and very nicely made.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 1296 days ago

This is a very nice box and I can only imagine how much your grandaughter loved it. Nice going, grandpa.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Maveric777

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#5 posted 1296 days ago

A whole handful of really neat things done on this piece. One of my favorites… Good stuff!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 1296 days ago

Really COOL!

You’re on a ROLL!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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shipwright

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#7 posted 1296 days ago

Elegant, impressive without being “in your face”, and a very steady hand on the Dremel. My compliments and congratulations. A lovely balance of elements.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Dennisgrosen

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#8 posted 1296 days ago

realy nice work with the carving :-)
I´m sure she preciate the gift

take care
Dennis

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degoose

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#9 posted 1296 days ago

I know I know, now I will have to try one.. btw nice carving.. nice box too..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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SPalm

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#10 posted 1296 days ago

Very nice, Kent.
Lots of nice little touches.
I like it.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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tdv

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#11 posted 1296 days ago

That’s a great little gift & I’m sure it will be treasured for a lifetime,the butterfly is a real nice touch
Trevor

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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Karson

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#12 posted 1296 days ago

Kent Beautiful job on the box. And a nice carving./

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Beginningwoodworker

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#13 posted 1296 days ago

Beautiful box, Kent.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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bigike

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#14 posted 1296 days ago

cool box

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Monty Queen

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#15 posted 1296 days ago

Nice job on your box. looks great.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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