Walnut & Birdseye Maple Tea Box

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Project by majeagle1 posted 05-18-2011 02:57 AM 2985 views 13 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Tea Box made with Walnut and Birdseye Maple.

12×8 x 4 Finished with Danish Oil and Black Bison Wax

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#1 posted 05-18-2011 03:11 AM

Beautiful, beautiful….excellent workmanship !!!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 05-18-2011 05:19 AM

for the first time im going to have to bee blunt and honest here gene…and i hope you wont get hurt by it, but these last four boxes you have done are …...well just smack dab gorgeous. i love every single one and the wood choice on all of them are superman slick…well done…i wish i could have something to trade you for one…..well there the greatest….keep emm coming amigo…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 05-18-2011 06:32 AM

What I would give to be able to pick through that little bitty mind of yours. lol You sure do come up with some beautiful wood combinations and designs. I’ll do second best and pick around in your projects for ideas.
I have to agree with the Grizz man, Smack dab gorgeous. Yeah, that just about sums it up. You sure make some nice boxes.

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#4 posted 05-18-2011 02:28 PM

really likin the wood combo. very nice project

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 05-18-2011 03:19 PM

Slow down, I’m running out of adjectives.

Everything you have posted today is amazing

Thanks for sharing

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

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#6 posted 05-18-2011 05:06 PM

Love the inlay bands around the bottom! Looks great!!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#7 posted 05-18-2011 05:08 PM

OUT-standing !!!!

Absolutely beautiful, and just a perfect blend of species !!

-- -- Neil

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#8 posted 05-18-2011 06:11 PM

Thank you all for such wonderful comments…it means a great deal to me!
There is so much fantastic talent out there on LJ’s….. I love it !

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#9 posted 05-18-2011 06:18 PM

Yep, the Grizzman hit it on the head and has in fact minted a new standard superlative for LJ projects:

Smack Dab Gorgeous!

Yes Sir! that wooden thingamegij (in this case all those boxes made by majeagle1) is Smack Dab Gorgeous!

Keep up the good work!

Be Careful!


-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!"

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#10 posted 05-18-2011 06:33 PM

Another piece of eye candy. Love the boxes…and the wood choices….you have a knack for choosing the right combinations. The inlays are top notch and I am a big fan of splined mitres….I really need to make a new jig for making the spline cuts – my old one was MDF and got wet during one of the heavy storms we had this year. (Nothing like the ones in the heartland and Mississippi River…thankfully)...but water and MDF definitely do not mix for sure.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#11 posted 05-18-2011 06:58 PM

Oh so nice.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 08-09-2011 03:21 PM

Another gorgeous box !!
Love picture #3 of the corner details and the inlays (pin-striping) and the dividers as well : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#13 posted 03-02-2015 07:16 PM

Another stunning work of art. I just favorited your Etsy shop. Keep up the great work.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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