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Curly Maple and Koa Box

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Project by Mesquiteman posted 1020 days ago 1809 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The box measures 14 inches long by 9 inches wide and 7 inches tall.





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JohnWayne

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#1 posted 1020 days ago

Beautiful box! Are the splines also Koa? Great job!

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Cozmo35

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#2 posted 1020 days ago

Beautiful wood choice!

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

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mauibob

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#3 posted 1020 days ago

Great looking box! You’ve chosen my 2 favorites—curly maple and koa. I love the way light works on both of those woods—koa shimmers with wild patterns and curly maple gives that 3-D feeling. Nice job!

-- Bob, Potomac, MD

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1020 days ago

Dang that’s pretty, well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Hawaiilad

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#5 posted 1020 days ago

NIce looking box. I love working with Koa…

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 1019 days ago

Very fine looking box,Steve. The curly maple is always an eye catcher and that tops just sets it off!!!!!!! Where did you find the Koa? It is growing in Texas now too??...........Jim

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

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tomd

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#7 posted 1019 days ago

Very nice box, the maple really stands out. Nice work.

-- Tom D

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B13

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#8 posted 1019 days ago

Simple lines pretty wood very nice!

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cajunpen

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#9 posted 1019 days ago

Well done. Outstanding selection of woods.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#10 posted 1019 days ago

Looking good…great wood choices.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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Dusty56

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#11 posted 1019 days ago

The woods are beautiful …the hardware , not so much.
Was the latch necessary to keep the lid down ?
Keep up the good work : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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twokidsnosleep

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#12 posted 1019 days ago

Ooooh that top looks gorgeous!
Really amazing box overall, great job.

Today I moved and re-organized three chunks of koa I have stashed under my bench….I am not worthy of using it yet, nor has a project of that wood’s caliber arisen

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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Tootles

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#13 posted 1019 days ago

That’s super. A simple box made great by the choice of wood.

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

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happy_budah

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#14 posted 1018 days ago

what a beauty! love the wood selections and contrast! the only detractor from the box is the visible hinge. this is only my personal preferance and style but I think that the bright hinge takes you eyes off the warm soft patterns and feel of the wood. You go through the time to pick you wood so let it shine! Resesing the hinge can be and extra step but the ends justify the means. Also what inside? I’m looking foward to more of your work

-- the journy of a thousand miles begins with a single step " Lou-Tzu"

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