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Project by tomd posted 1221 days ago 2285 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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Norman1

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#1 posted 1221 days ago

Beautiful box. Very well done and thanks for sharing.

-- Michael A. Norman

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 1221 days ago

nice one Bud! .. very precise work

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

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Dave

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#3 posted 1221 days ago

very nice very nice indeed

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

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Bearpie

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#4 posted 1221 days ago

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

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Kindlingmaker

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#5 posted 1221 days ago

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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fernandoindia

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#6 posted 1221 days ago

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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Ian Hawthorne

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#7 posted 1221 days ago

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

Cheers

Ian

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woodworm

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#8 posted 1221 days ago

Really very nice!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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MattinCincy

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#9 posted 1221 days ago

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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Roger

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#10 posted 1221 days ago

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

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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shipwright

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#11 posted 1220 days ago

Beauty Tom. Excellent parquetry as well.

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

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Ken90712

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#12 posted 1220 days ago

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

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

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Maveric777

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#13 posted 1220 days ago

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

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Kerux

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#14 posted 1220 days ago

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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Randy63

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#15 posted 1220 days ago

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

-- Randy, Oakdale, Ca.

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