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Project by JoeyG posted 05-29-2011 03:00 PM 1234 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my take on Andy’s palm boxes.

pics 1 and 6 are cherry and bloodwood and was my wife’s birthday gift
pic 2 is zebra and wenge and I claimed this one as mine
pic 3 is wenge and purpleheart. My wife gave this one as a remembrance box for a coworker who lost her twin brother last year.
pic 4 is walnut and bloodwood. This became a birthday gift for my father n law.
pic 5 is maple and walnut and is about to be sent as a thank you gift to the man who help mold my love for this craft, my old boss and mentor.

I started of with Andy’s basic design for the palm boxes and added the texture to give them a little something. I have several more in progress. I find they are easy and quick to make except for the sanding. I normally hate sanding but have found that with these boxes it is where I really become one with them and have learned to enjoy the process. I am pretty sure the whole family and many friends will have one of these by the time they have another birthday. Thanks for taking a look

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks





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bigike

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#1 posted 05-29-2011 03:04 PM

very good work!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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itsmic

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#2 posted 05-29-2011 03:39 PM

Nice set of Sculpted Boxes, Cool color combos with an artistic flair, Your generosity and kindness will stay with those who receive these fine gifts, If sanding these boxes has made You enjoy sanding, maybe I should give it a try, lols, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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kiefer

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#3 posted 05-29-2011 04:13 PM

Nice work and nice thoughs !
I am glad you think of others and are a giving woodworker
There is no gift better then somthing you made for another person
I enjoy it very much

thanks

kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#4 posted 05-29-2011 06:07 PM

Great job on the boxes and generosity of giving as gifts. Giving always makes us feel good. I am glad you enjoy the sanding. It always reflects in a person’s finished project.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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