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Ambrosia Maple Box

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Project by jimfurnituremaker posted 01-21-2011 09:03 PM 4082 views 17 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had some ambrosia maple stock left over from a prior project that turned into this simple box. Ambrosia maple is a fascinating wood with quite a story to tell. Sometimes there can be beautiful pink coloration around the beetle tunnels.

-- Jim, North Carolina,http://jro-furnituremaker.com/home.html





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bigike

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#1 posted 01-21-2011 09:07 PM

saweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet looken box.

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

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blockhead

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#2 posted 01-21-2011 09:12 PM

Wow! That is some beautiful wood. You did it justice with this box. Not too much so the wood is the star. Very well done!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#3 posted 01-21-2011 09:18 PM

Very nice, I like the wood!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#4 posted 01-21-2011 09:40 PM

Excellent box. Great job…

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BritBoxmaker

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#5 posted 01-21-2011 10:09 PM

Not seen that before. I take it the beetles are long gone. Good box.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#6 posted 01-21-2011 10:22 PM

Beautiful!

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#7 posted 01-21-2011 11:11 PM

Very nice, I have some of that ambrosia. The walnut adds to the box allot. Wonderful job.

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LEITH

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#8 posted 01-22-2011 01:35 AM

Beautiful box!

-- LEITH, SOUTH CAROLINA

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#9 posted 01-22-2011 02:45 AM

That G, for Gorgeous.

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rowdy

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#10 posted 01-22-2011 03:22 AM

Ambrosia maple can be very striking and you have shown it well with your box.

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#11 posted 01-22-2011 04:58 AM

Beautiful color, striking box.

-- Tom D

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B13

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#12 posted 01-22-2011 05:18 AM

I like the color and pattern.

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Stormin

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#13 posted 01-22-2011 06:21 AM

Nice looking box, great job, really like the looks of that wood!!

-- I started off with nothing I have most of it left

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#14 posted 01-22-2011 03:12 PM

Wow..that really pops. Nice simple lines that let the wood speak for itself. Very nice.

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#15 posted 01-22-2011 03:40 PM

What an interesting wood!

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