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Project by BritBoxmaker posted 1157 days ago 1819 views 5 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the workshop!

The other end of yesterday’s wormhole ends in this ‘Zee’ style box.

Size,150mm x 93mm x 59mm.

Materials, Ebony, Sycamore, Purpleheart and Yew,

EZ mitre construction, using router bits (pic 4). Inlay cut on a scroll saw.

Finish, wax over sanding sealer.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com





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bobasaurus

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#1 posted 1157 days ago

Amazing, as always. You must spend a fortune on ebony.

-- Allen, Colorado

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KnotCurser

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#2 posted 1157 days ago

So THAT’S where it went to! :-)

Very neat, Sir.

I like the solid ends on the box – very slick.

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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RogerBean

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#3 posted 1157 days ago

Martyn,
Wow. Hard to find the right words here. The effect is striking. The whole idea of “patterns within patterns” begins to race around in my mind. Marvellous, Martyn. I really have to give this one some more thought. You never fail to impress.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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dub560

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#4 posted 1157 days ago

pure skill you’re demonstrating in these boxes brit

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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shipwright

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#5 posted 1157 days ago

Nice Martyn.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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devann

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#6 posted 1157 days ago

The visual appeal of your boxes never ends Martyn. Another fine box you have made.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 1157 days ago

You’re on fire, man! Do you ever sleep??!!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Ian Hawthorne

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#8 posted 1157 days ago

Perfect! Perfect! Perfect!

-- Coming soon the new improved Neat hinge! http://hawthornecrafts.com/our-blog/

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LittlePaw

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#9 posted 1157 days ago

I love your variation on the theme, Martyn and echo on what Ian said!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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littlecope

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#10 posted 1157 days ago

Another mind-bending offering… Great Job Martyn!!

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

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branch

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#11 posted 1157 days ago

martyn outstanding work those boxes are something else
beautiful ////beautiful ////beautikul
branch

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grizzman

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#12 posted 1157 days ago

wow i stay away for a few days and you go totally nutso here…wow, these are marvelous…..maybe something with grass hoppers next…

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

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michelletwo

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#13 posted 1157 days ago

technically, very challenging. I’d have liked it just black & white too…

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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peteg

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#14 posted 1157 days ago

This looks pretty yricky to a simple turner, great job indeed :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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tomd

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#15 posted 1157 days ago

Every one of your boxes just keep getting more and more fasinating. Terrific design and excution.

-- Tom D

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