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Mothers Day Box

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Project by Mattyb22 posted 06-20-2011 02:30 AM 1110 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After looking at all of the beautiful boxes here on LJ, I decided to just dive in and make one as well. I made this one for my Mom for Mothers Day last year. The top is made of Maple Burl, Tiete Rosewood, White Guayana Rosewood (thin strips), Padauk, and Purpleheart, with a Padauk handle. The body is made of Tiete Rosewood with purpleheart miter keys. This was my first attempt at miter keys as well. Thanks for looking! All comments welcome!

-- Matt, Boca Raton, Florida, "I excel at making sawdust!"





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jksmith69

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#1 posted 06-20-2011 02:03 PM

I like this one a lot Matt, it looks really nice. I like the colors/textures of the lid.

-- "Give me wood..... And I will play with it!"

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itsmic

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#2 posted 06-22-2011 05:43 PM

Wonderful Box, original lid design with fine craftsmanship, contrast of color and pattern, keep up the good work, thanks for sharing

ps. Fine gesture to Your Mom

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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