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Project by degoose posted 1063 days ago 1556 views 2 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another commission.. a tea box… made from Narra [New Guinea Rosewood] with Purple Heart splines… the insert in the top is Huon Pine and the dividers are European Walnut…small finger grooves on the side to enable the top to be removed… it is a piston fit…
What do you think of this… Mike…

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





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Tootles

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#1 posted 1063 days ago

Very nicely done. I’m sure your client will be pleased

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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amagineer

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#2 posted 1063 days ago

I have never seen a tea box (we use canisters here in the states). That is a beautiful box, nice wood combination. Did you select woods based on what the box was being used for?

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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ellen35

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#3 posted 1063 days ago

I LOVE tea boxes like you love boards… this is a beauty!
I usually line mine with felt, but I love the look of your bottom ;-)
... of the box, of course!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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littlecope

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#4 posted 1063 days ago

It looked like a dandy in the pictures behind your Dartboard Larry…
Up-close, it looks even better!!
Great Job on a Classy Box Sir!! Mike Likes… :)

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

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FloridaArt

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#5 posted 1063 days ago

Very nice. I like the splines and the notches to remove the lid. The dividers are nice too. Wondering what finish (if any) you used on this.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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patron

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#6 posted 1063 days ago

another project out of the way

and well done too

now you have more time for shop work

-- 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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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 1063 days ago

Beautiful tea box,Larry. Your customer will be well pleased with the craftsmanship and the wood selection!!
...........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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MShort

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#8 posted 1063 days ago

This Mike Likes it too. Nice work Larry.

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

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Roger

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#9 posted 1063 days ago

really nice. I like the finger indents for lifting the lid off.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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rance

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#10 posted 1063 days ago

Yes, a nice tea box.

That was funny Ellen. I’m glad you clarified. :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Bradford

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#11 posted 1063 days ago

That is a solid build, I really like looking at the details you always show us.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 1063 days ago

Very nice Larry.

Lee

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sIKE

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#13 posted 1063 days ago

The top is beautiful…..

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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Beginningwoodworker

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#14 posted 1063 days ago

Beautiful tea box.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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eddy

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#15 posted 1063 days ago

great looking box i like the way you did the dividers

-- self proclaimed copycat

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