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Project by Ronald Coone posted 06-03-2011 07:19 AM 1278 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is made of solid Santos Mahogany with a maple inlay.
The inside is flocked with a velvet texture and some areas of wood are intentionally left unfinished. This wood constantly releases a fragrance of cinnamon that can’t be missed every time the box is opened.
The box pictured is 12 inches by 7 1/2 inches by 7 1/2 with brass jewelry hinges and flocked with a wine color.

-- Ronald Coone, Florida, www.expressionwoodworks.net





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tomd

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#1 posted 06-03-2011 07:26 AM

Beautiful box the color is outstanding, I was unaware that wood gave off a fragrance.

-- Tom D

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Ronald Coone

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#2 posted 06-03-2011 07:35 AM

It smells great but the dust will destroy your sinuses and throat. Always use a dust mask or respirator while cutting or sanding.

-- Ronald Coone, Florida, www.expressionwoodworks.net

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Gary

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#3 posted 06-03-2011 07:36 AM

That wood is beautiful. Nice job

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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kosta

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#4 posted 06-04-2011 01:17 AM

looks good man

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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bigike

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#5 posted 06-04-2011 01:40 AM

saweeeeeeeeeeeeet lookin box

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

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