Family Bible Display Box

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Project by Art posted 09-16-2011 09:15 AM 7271 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of ours has a family bible that’s written in Dutch and dates to 1897. She asked me to make a display box that would suit the old bible and allow her to display it. I used Balau for the body, Bubinga for the base and corner inlay and Zebrawood for the feet. Hopefully it compliments this historic publication.

-- Arthur T., Pringle Braai Furniture, South Africa, A lion leaves its skin when it dies....

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#1 posted 09-16-2011 02:58 PM

Novel idea. I like it a lot.

-- A carpenter takes an ugly, knotted, twisted piece of wood and makes something beautiful and pure from it. Jesus is a carpenter, I am a piece of wood.

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#3 posted 09-16-2011 07:33 PM

Very Nice, Yes it is most definately a compliment, good wood combos and fine craftmanship, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#4 posted 09-17-2011 05:07 PM

Nice job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 09-18-2011 02:34 AM

Nice build. Well done.

-- Duane, Iowa

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