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Project by Kent Shepherd posted 12-28-2011 05:34 PM 2960 views 33 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 12-28-2011 05:41 PM

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 12-28-2011 06:18 PM

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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#3 posted 12-28-2011 06:23 PM

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

helluvawreck

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#4 posted 12-28-2011 06:40 PM

Mmm. Must try that lid style!

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#5 posted 12-28-2011 07:22 PM

Nice inlay, nice box

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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boxcarmarty

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#6 posted 12-28-2011 07:39 PM

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 12-28-2011 07:54 PM

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

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#8 posted 12-28-2011 08:04 PM

Very well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#9 posted 12-28-2011 08:39 PM

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

-- Bob, Potomac, MD

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#10 posted 12-28-2011 09:19 PM

Beautiful box kent. Top notch all the way.

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#11 posted 12-28-2011 09:32 PM

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

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Kent Shepherd

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#12 posted 12-28-2011 09:57 PM

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 12-28-2011 11:45 PM

Great detail kent.

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

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#14 posted 12-29-2011 12:04 AM

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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#15 posted 12-29-2011 01:02 AM

Pretty Work Kent!!

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

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