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Project by Jacquelyn Smith posted 05-16-2011 11:47 PM 2130 views 11 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Little Flame won 2nd place in the North West Fine Woodworking 30th Annual Box Show in Seattle WA.
materials are:
Wenge
Blood Wood
Bubinga
see more of this on my flickr page

-- perfect45degree.com





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OutPutter

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#1 posted 05-17-2011 12:03 AM

Cool, and welcome to LJ.

Best,

-- Jim

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#2 posted 05-17-2011 12:20 AM

Beautiful piece

Thanks for sharing

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

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#3 posted 05-17-2011 12:23 AM

Very nice, I am not surprised that you won an award with it. I look forward to seeing more of your work.

-- Jack T, John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

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#4 posted 05-17-2011 01:03 AM

No wonder; it is beautiful. I like the finial – the flame almost looks like an elongated ball and claw starting to form on the top. Very nice finish details. Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#5 posted 05-17-2011 01:26 AM

WOW
what a nice introduction piece to LJs
very nice design and exellent craftsmanship
it is so nice i am drawn to it admiring the beautiful design
congrats on your award and welcome to lumber jocks

kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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#6 posted 05-17-2011 01:34 AM

Wow, beautiful wood combination and fantastic design! I love everything about it.
I checked out the flickr photos and was surprised that you created the top out of 1 piece of wood….
from the photo here, it appears as though it might be 4 mitered pieces…. superb craftsmanship and
congrats on your award, well deserved! And a big welcome to LJ’s, I sure do look forward to seeing
more of your work.

Curious….. what are the dimensions and what type of finish did you use?

Thanks for sharing

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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#7 posted 05-17-2011 02:46 AM

Very nice. I really like it.
I am really drawn to the legs (feet?). Their curve and the top of them is just marvelous.

And yes, the lid is fantastic too.

Welcome to LJs,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#8 posted 05-17-2011 02:52 AM

Elegant, Welcome.

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

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Mark

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#9 posted 05-17-2011 02:54 AM

Wow! Absolutely gorgeous design and execution. The recognition was well deserved. Show us some more of your work, please!

-- Mark

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#10 posted 05-17-2011 03:33 AM

Shoulda won first place! Nice box.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#11 posted 05-17-2011 04:39 AM

Very striking Jacquelyn. Welcome to LJ from the other side of the state. Love the legs and the detail on the lid. What are the dimensions?

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#12 posted 05-17-2011 05:26 AM

A rookie mistake Jacquelyn to post something this beautiful and well constructed box right out of the gate !! Now You have to improve upon this award winning masterpiece in Your next project post (LOL) !! Just kidding with You and I am sure that You have what it takes to do just that anyway !! Once again very nice work and Welcome to L J’s…......ROB

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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devann

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#13 posted 05-17-2011 05:29 AM

Welcome to LJs. Great looking little box, some excellent workmanship and stunning design. Congratulations on the award. Yes, let us know, how big is it?

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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Jacquelyn Smith

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#14 posted 05-17-2011 07:05 AM

Wow, thanks for all the views and positive feedback! I’m still trying to navigate this site which doesn’t feel very user friendly . . . eventually I will post more work. I was going to add a photo to this set but I don’t see a way to add anything. Anyone know how? I look forward to checking out all of your work too!

-- perfect45degree.com

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#15 posted 05-17-2011 07:35 AM

Well done – it should have been first!!

-- Worlds Best Box Hardware! https://www.facebook.com/NeatHardware?ref=hl

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