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Project by BritBoxmaker posted 06-30-2011 07:05 PM 2387 views 13 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A Zee box made for an old friend’s 60th birthday. He’s a Harley rider, it had to be black and orange.

Apparently well received, unfortunately I wasn’t at the party. Prior commitments.

Ebony and English Yew. 150mm x 93mm x 57mm. All the other usual suspects (see Zee).

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





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 06-30-2011 07:11 PM

Very nice. I may have to try one of these, as it is one of the few of your designs I feel I’d have a shot at copying. :-)

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

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michelletwo

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#2 posted 06-30-2011 07:14 PM

love this pattern ..visually fun Of course it should have been well received..it’s great.

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shipwright

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#3 posted 06-30-2011 07:36 PM

Another nice one 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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rkoorman

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#4 posted 06-30-2011 07:48 PM

Amazing !!!! I’m making one myself but it is not anythinh like the Master of the Wooden Box!!!

-- http://thewoodworkersattic.blogspot.com/

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kenn

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#5 posted 06-30-2011 08:03 PM

You do great work, I love looking at your boxes. I’ll have to take a stab at one once I get caught up with my own projects. Thanks for sharing.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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grizzman

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#6 posted 06-30-2011 08:03 PM

this is a wonderful piece, im sure your friend did receive it well , you must have an ebony tree in your yard that just keeps on giving…great build…thanks you for sharing it…

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

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Cozmo35

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#7 posted 06-30-2011 08:12 PM

Your friend is lucky to receive such a gift!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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LittlePaw

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#8 posted 06-30-2011 08:35 PM

Yet another vanishing darkness or advancing light – could be either, just like is the glass half empty or half full? Very well done, Martyn!

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

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reggiek

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#9 posted 06-30-2011 08:43 PM

Another beautiful creation. Love the pattern….makes your eyes cross. I like the rabbeted top trap being mitred….great detail!

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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RogerBean

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#10 posted 06-30-2011 09:25 PM

Very nice work, Martyn. I like the warm look of the yew in this combination.
Roger

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

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SPalm

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#11 posted 06-30-2011 09:48 PM

Nice color combo.
That looks like a right handsome box.
Harley should like it.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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degoose

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#12 posted 06-30-2011 11:31 PM

This is reminiscent of an Incra Cutting board…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Sodabowski

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#13 posted 07-01-2011 12:37 AM

It seems that you didn’t have any Osage Orange handy, talking about orange wood.
Another fine crafted box in your book :)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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peteg

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#14 posted 07-01-2011 12:44 AM

This pattern just looks so modern, another nice job Martyn

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

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Bearpie

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#15 posted 07-01-2011 03:43 AM

Very nice Martyn! As usual!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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