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Cherry and Walnut box

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Project by Norman1 posted 02-08-2011 03:05 AM 1635 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small keepsake box gift made of cherry and walnut. I added a few simple line and berry inlays made from purpleheart (berries) and maple (lines).

-- Michael A. Norman





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AaronK

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#1 posted 02-08-2011 03:22 AM

beautiful – those inlays are a really nice touch. did you cut the berries with a plug cutter? the walnut back looks really nice – love that figure!

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bigike

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#2 posted 02-08-2011 03:22 AM

very nice work, love the line and berry inlays. Did you do the line and berries with those lie nielsen tools or did you make your own?

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

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Norman1

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#3 posted 02-08-2011 03:30 AM

I did cut the berries with a plug cutter and I used the lie neilsen inlay tools for the line work. The lei nielson inlay tools are excellent.

-- Michael A. Norman

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#4 posted 02-08-2011 04:23 AM

Nice..Good wood combo..

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#5 posted 02-08-2011 04:58 AM

i really like the woods you used here…and the inlays are a really nice touch..gifts are the best..grizz

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

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#6 posted 02-08-2011 05:22 AM

Very, very nice.

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

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LittlePaw

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#7 posted 02-08-2011 07:03 AM

I like your design!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 02-08-2011 05:46 PM

Very well done, I’m trying to make a Jewlery box for my wife as a surprise, but she keeps coming in asking what I’m making. She probaly knows something is up, after 18 yrs she knows when I’m lying! LOL Great job all the way around on this, its perfect.

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

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