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Project by whitedog posted 05-24-2011 06:24 PM 1685 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another Andy type Palm Box. These are a fun and fast to make little boxes . I have a harder time picking my wood combinations then building the box. On this one I changed the lid hinge point and added some inlay.

The wood is . . . Avocado wood top and sides.

Redwood front and back.

Inlay . . . Turquoise and Malachite


Thanks for looking and your comments.

-- Paul , Calfornia





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longgone

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#1 posted 05-24-2011 07:06 PM

Very very nice! I like the wood combination and the different look…especially on the back.

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Hallmark

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#2 posted 05-24-2011 07:28 PM

That sure turned out nice.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#3 posted 05-24-2011 07:39 PM

Great looking and different box Paul. Good work.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 05-24-2011 07:39 PM

Well designed and executed….... Again! :) Its good to see you posting projects again Paul.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#5 posted 05-24-2011 11:13 PM

Beautifully done box. Just enough inlay to set the whole thing off. Nice wood combinations.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#6 posted 05-25-2011 01:15 AM

Good work

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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#7 posted 05-25-2011 03:59 AM

This is so organic, it looks like it was grown, not made by hand…
Great Job Paul!!

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

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#8 posted 05-25-2011 04:52 AM

MAN! -that is awesome!!! -those are really hard to get just right! -and that looks perfectly just right!

-- christine

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#9 posted 05-25-2011 11:58 AM

This is beautiful! Amazing work and I’m sure Andy will be proud!

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

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#10 posted 05-25-2011 02:13 PM

Beautiful!

-- christopheralan

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#11 posted 05-25-2011 11:26 PM

What a cool box! The shaping is really interesting, well done.

-- If I can do it, so can you.

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#12 posted 05-25-2011 11:28 PM

Very unique box. You did a great job on the build!

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

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HerbC

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#13 posted 05-25-2011 11:34 PM

Paul,

Great box. Love your choice of material and excellent workmanship.

Of course, if you want to make small boxes you need to study the masters… Martyn and Sodabowski

Be Careful!

Herb

-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!" http://lumberjocks.com/HerbC/blog/17090

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#14 posted 02-18-2012 05:10 AM

WOW! What an interesting looking “beautiful” I might add, Work of art!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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RichCMD

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#15 posted 06-03-2013 12:43 PM

A really attractive piece. The design and proportions are just right. The workmanship is great. Well done!

-- Men admire the man who can organize their wishes and thoughts in stone and wood and steel and brass. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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