Smurfette in a box

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Project by Kent Shepherd posted 03-16-2011 12:21 AM 1920 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My grown daughter has always loved the Smurfs, so I made her this box for Christmas.
It was carved with a Dremel. Made from Figured Maple and Mahogany, and Ebony
——Tung oil finish

Thanks for looking

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#1 posted 03-16-2011 12:40 AM

Very nice piece, I am sure she will enjoy it. The only thing that I can carve with a Dremel is a mess.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#2 posted 03-16-2011 12:52 AM

Nice box, I like your design, and wood choice, she will treasure it always, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#3 posted 03-16-2011 01:29 AM

Nice idea and a beautiful box you created!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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robert triplett

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#4 posted 03-16-2011 01:38 AM

Very nice design. I like the overall look of the box. Aren’t Smurfs BLUE?

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#5 posted 03-16-2011 01:43 AM

great work I like the smurfs too. Handy Smurf

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#6 posted 03-16-2011 03:21 AM

Kent, Great work…. I love when I see people that I have chatted with on here post work. Site is getting so big the regulars are getting lost! ( good thing more members though) Box looks great and hope all is well friend!

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

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#7 posted 03-16-2011 03:33 AM

Hi Kent. Looks great! I am always inspired by such beautiful and creative work. Thanks for sharing. -sam

-- Sam S. - Hebron, KY

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 03-16-2011 03:34 AM

Cute box… Nice job too! She will love it!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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Rick Dennington

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#9 posted 03-16-2011 05:06 AM

Hiya Kent,

Stellar job on the box you made for your daughter….beautiful wood choices.. I like the splines you added to it. Really sets it off nicely….I figure she’s pretty proud of it, since her dad made it for her…..see you next time I’m in Lubbock. I hope they got all the streets fixed by then…..:))

-- " I don't makes my coffee spill...."

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#10 posted 03-16-2011 06:08 AM

Kent, thats a nice looking box.

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#11 posted 03-16-2011 10:40 AM

Well done Papa Smurf…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#12 posted 03-16-2011 12:57 PM

A really fine box Kent.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 03-20-2011 09:31 PM

Nice box

-- Norman

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