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Project by Kent Shepherd posted 926 days ago 2851 views 32 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The fun thing about this style of box is there is no end to the designs and wood combinations you can come up with. Youi can be productive and creative all at the same time

This is Bubinga and Figured Maple. The curved inlays go all the way through.
I band sawed the lid and re-glued using strips about 1/8” thick. I soak them in water for about 10 minutes to make them more plyable.

Thanks for looking

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong





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ratchet

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#1 posted 926 days ago

Really like this one Kent. Looks like it took a ton of time to produce.
Thanks for sharing your work with us.

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 926 days ago

Really COOL…

Sleek… winds like a snake slithering across the top…

Good job!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 926 days ago

Kent, this box is beautiful. It’s simple and elegant at the same time.

helluvawreck

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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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YorkshireStewart

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#4 posted 926 days ago

Mmm. Must try that lid style!

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doncutlip

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#5 posted 926 days ago

Nice inlay, nice box

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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boxcarmarty

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#6 posted 926 days ago

Very Nice!!! Gives me some thoughts for another box that I need to build

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#7 posted 926 days ago

Excellent dersign and craftsmanship Kent. The stripes really add a nice effect.

-- 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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Maveric777

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#8 posted 926 days ago

Very well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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mauibob

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#9 posted 926 days ago

Very nice design, Kent. Love the effect of the stripes—looks like an oscilloscope pattern!

-- Bob, Potomac, MD

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 926 days ago

Beautiful box kent. Top notch all the way.

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degoose

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#11 posted 926 days ago

You are certainly reinventing your self into an amazing box maker…

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

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Kent Shepherd

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#12 posted 926 days ago

Larry, according to my wife, I need to reinvent myself into something

Thanks to everyone—You are so encouraging!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Grumpy

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#13 posted 926 days ago

Great detail kent.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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CharlieM1958

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#14 posted 926 days ago

You are turning out gorgeous projects like a well-oiled machine, Kent! Can I have some of whatever you’ve been taking? :-)

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

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littlecope

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#15 posted 926 days ago

Pretty Work Kent!!

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

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