Maple \Cherry box

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Project by Jesse.R posted 1261 days ago 1648 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

mom liked the first one i made so she asked me to make her another for a friends birthday with the same tree and the ladys initials. its 7”x 9”x 3.5” made from maple and cherry scraps that have been doing laps around the shop. i really need a cut off bin…

-- jesse

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 1261 days ago

Excellent job on that box. That will make a very nice gift- an heirloom probably too. thanks for sharing…...Jim

PS: save all the scraps..they come in handy!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 1261 days ago

Nice Work Jesse… That finish looks as smooth as glass!!
I love the Tree on the lid too!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#3 posted 1261 days ago

Jesse, That’s really nice, all around. Stephen

Doncha just wonder what treasures will live in there!

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Mark Shymanski

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#4 posted 1261 days ago

A nice looking box, I really like the carving of the tree on the top.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#5 posted 1261 days ago

Nice job. That tree and the finish are first rate.
I like it.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 1261 days ago

very nice job

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#8 posted 1261 days ago

B——-eautiful job on that tree carving… and nicely designed as well.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#9 posted 1261 days ago

Very nice job on the box.

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#10 posted 1261 days ago

I’m climbing that I like the tree response as well. Nice work…BC

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#11 posted 1261 days ago

The tree design accually came from an image taken from a lord of the rings pic so i cant take credit for that. i just love all things celtic and like to use that theme in my pieces. the finish is just spray shellac.

-- jesse

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#12 posted 1261 days ago

Very nice box Jesse,excellent craftsmanship. I love the cherry top panel.

-- "everything is beautiful, but not everyone sees it" ~confucius-551-449 b.c.~

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#13 posted 1260 days ago

I thought that looked LOTR-ish:P I love it

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#14 posted 1260 days ago

Very handsome work… Thanks for sharing!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#15 posted 1256 days ago

Sharp looking box, the design is very nice, carving is excellent, the wood is beautiful, great job, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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