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Project by tomd posted 03-08-2011 03:31 AM 2598 views 3 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A box just finished, made of walnut and birdseye maple with a homemade ribbon banding. A little on the large size for me, 17”W x 9”D x 7”H. finished with shellac.

-- Tom D





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#1 posted 03-08-2011 03:43 AM

Beautiful box. Very well done and thanks for sharing.

-- Michael A. Norman

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#2 posted 03-08-2011 03:46 AM

nice one Bud! .. very precise work

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 03-08-2011 03:52 AM

very nice very nice indeed

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#4 posted 03-08-2011 04:49 AM

Walnut and birdseye maple is always a winning combination and this is a winner too! Very elegant looking!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#5 posted 03-08-2011 06:23 AM

A very upper crust box with both design and build. Beautiful and your made your own banding

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#6 posted 03-08-2011 07:51 AM

Beautiful and elegant Tom,

The ribbon banding, superb, (I still need more practice on that too)

AS the Roger boxmaker says:. Interior astonishing as well. I really like it.

Take care

-- Back home. Fernando

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

Nice work Tom – and quite a collection of boxes in you gallery :)

Cheers

Ian

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#8 posted 03-08-2011 01:17 PM

Really very nice!

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#9 posted 03-08-2011 03:02 PM

Nice job on the banding, Tom. How did you get it to wrap around the large radius on the top without breaking?

-- Wag more, bark less.

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#10 posted 03-08-2011 04:03 PM

that’s really a beautiful box. it all works together. very nice

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#11 posted 03-08-2011 04:38 PM

Beauty Tom. Excellent parquetry as well.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#12 posted 03-08-2011 05:12 PM

Beautiful box. Love the inlay as well. Thanks for sharing.

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

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#13 posted 03-08-2011 07:30 PM

Now that is some nice work Tom…. Well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#14 posted 03-08-2011 07:53 PM

Tom that is very nice work. And yes that is big, but I’m sure the one that uses it will think its perfect in size.

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#15 posted 03-09-2011 04:52 AM

Beautiful box Tom. Fine job with the veneering and banding.

-- Randy, Oakdale, Ca.

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