Bonsai Box

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Decorative box, made of African Cherry with Maple inlay and splines. It features curved sides and a lid hinged with hidden steel pins. The box is approx. 5.5×8.5 inches and is finished with hand-rubbed poly.

-- jbschutz

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#1 posted 01-12-2011 06:38 PM

Great looking box, love the wood as well. Would like to see more pics of this project though.

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

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#2 posted 01-12-2011 06:58 PM

Welcome to LJ’s John, this is a grand entrance you have made.
This is a beautiful little box that you have made and the details and craftsmanship are just perfect.
Wood combination and contrasts are beautiful.

Hope to see more of your work soon and I also would like to see a few more pics .
Thanks for posting and again, Welcome !

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#3 posted 01-12-2011 07:03 PM

Awesome job. I really like the tab opener incorporated into the top lid and the splines on the sides. Thanks for sharing.

-- Wilton, Phoenixville PA

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#4 posted 01-12-2011 07:07 PM

This is a job well done! Welcome to LJ’s John, I think you will enjoy this site, I sure do! I look forward to seeing more of your work!

Thanks for sharing!!

The Sedcokid

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#5 posted 01-12-2011 07:11 PM

Fantastic box! I’d love to see more photos.

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

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#6 posted 01-12-2011 07:32 PM

very nice box.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#7 posted 01-12-2011 07:46 PM

That is gorgeous! I love the overall design and all of the unique details.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#8 posted 01-12-2011 07:54 PM

Thanks for the kind words, guys. I’d love to have you visit my website at

-- jbschutz

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#9 posted 01-12-2011 08:00 PM

Very Nice box, looks great, love the wood and accents, is the inlay of your own design, how do you do that, it looks very nice, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#10 posted 01-12-2011 08:01 PM

OH yah, Welcome to Lumber Jocks, glad you are here

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#11 posted 01-12-2011 08:30 PM

That is a fantastic box. the inlay on the top goes very well with the body.

Love it.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#12 posted 01-13-2011 01:28 AM

Another nice one. I like your work.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#13 posted 01-13-2011 02:31 AM

Beautiful job and wood.

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#14 posted 01-13-2011 05:17 AM

Very nice box. Beautifully done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#15 posted 01-13-2011 06:43 AM

Beautiful box, I love the inlay.

-- Steven - "Good enough for who it's for!"

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