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Eola Box of Cherry, Swiss Pear and Ebony

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Project by Tom Adamski posted 2317 days ago 2952 views 3 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is titled Eola, for Eola, Illinois and is of Cherry with a fitted Swiss Pear top. The top is inlaid with Holly and Gaboon Ebony with a matching inlay inside the lid.

Size: 4” deep, 5” wide, 2 1/2” tall

-- Anybody can become a woodworker, but only a Craftsman can hide his mistakes.





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GaryK

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#1 posted 2317 days ago

Another cool box. Great execution!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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TheCaver

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#2 posted 2317 days ago

Great box Tom!

Is the top a solid panel? How are you accounting for expansion in this design?

JC

-- Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. -Carl Sagan

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 2317 days ago

Beautiful details, Tom. I really like the way you made the lid fit.

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

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Blake

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#4 posted 2317 days ago

Really nice! All of your boxes are great.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 2317 days ago

That is a good looking box Tom. I really like the inlay work and wood contrasts.

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

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davidtheboxmaker

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#6 posted 2317 days ago

I love the ebony corner pieces – nice design.

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Scott Bryan

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#7 posted 2317 days ago

Very nice. The matching inlays add a nice detail to the box.

Very well done.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Patrick Jaromin

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#8 posted 2317 days ago

Beautiful box, Tom.

-- Patrick, Chicago, IL http://www.TenonAndSpline.com/blog

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Grant Davis

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#9 posted 2317 days ago

Very nice looking box Tom

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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trifern

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#10 posted 2317 days ago

Good job Tom.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Thos. Angle

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#11 posted 2317 days ago

Well done Tom, I really like the inlays on the top. Quiet elegance.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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teenagewoodworker

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#12 posted 2317 days ago

cool inlays. looks great

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Marco Cecala

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#13 posted 2317 days ago

Nice choice of woods. Great work and attention to detail.

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Sawdustmaker

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#14 posted 2317 days ago

Tom, that’s one great looking box. The inlays and the joints are exceptional.

-- Brian, Virginia Beach

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Douglas Bordner

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#15 posted 2317 days ago

Fine work and simple elegance. Those smaller boxes are sometimes a harder challenge than a big one. What finish did you use and how did you join this?

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

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