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Project by LEITH posted 07-09-2011 08:52 AM 1777 views 9 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey guys! Just some more boxes I made for clients. The jewelry Box with the tray is made of Walnut, Ipe, Pine, and a redwood that I cannot identify. The second box is made of the same. It is sort of a copy of the last box. I made the last box a few years ago.


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#1 posted 07-09-2011 09:43 AM

really nice work! building my very first box right now… will post when done.


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#2 posted 07-09-2011 02:15 PM

great lookin boxes, I’m lovin the contrasting woods.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#3 posted 07-09-2011 02:24 PM

very awesome projects. I really like the wood combos

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 07-09-2011 02:40 PM

Oh yeah, nice work! Really good use of the different varieties of wood-well designed and I know they will be treasured for years.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#5 posted 07-09-2011 02:48 PM

Beautiful boxes Leith your work is great. oh by the way did you know theres a place in Scotland called Leith.Take care buddy. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#6 posted 07-09-2011 02:48 PM

great work lieth

good to see you come up with new
quality boxes

and having ‘clients’ is always good

well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#7 posted 07-09-2011 03:28 PM

Beauty! You should look into EVA “Foamies” at the craft stores very tight foam pads in great colors for foam lining.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#8 posted 07-09-2011 03:48 PM

THese are really cool and unusual. Keep ‘em coming!

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

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#9 posted 07-09-2011 03:53 PM

Great looking box …beautiful craftsmanship

-- Ray,Iowa

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#10 posted 07-09-2011 04:05 PM

Really Nice Boxes, The shaping is cool, the choice of woods is eye catching, and as usual, your craftsmanship is “Top Notch” , thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#11 posted 07-09-2011 04:13 PM

Well done!!
Very nice combo of wood and I really like the designs.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#12 posted 07-09-2011 04:15 PM

I have been looking over your projects and you make some really fine looking boxes. Thanks.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#13 posted 07-09-2011 04:54 PM

Beautiful boxes….. love the wood combinations and unique designs.

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#14 posted 07-09-2011 05:07 PM

I LOVE THEM! They’re really gorgeous boxes – the closeups of the contrasting wood show the true beauty!

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

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#15 posted 07-09-2011 05:16 PM

Nicely done, I’m going to try some of that checker-board joining on my next box project.

-- I used to be indecisive, now I’m not so sure

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