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A Cherry Pie Box

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Project by longgone posted 01-14-2012 08:32 AM 2679 views 6 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest box and the first time I have built anything using Cherry…It is a nice wood to work with but it seems like a bland grain after using so many different other woods The knob is Cocobolo. I picked up a couple of boards while at the Lumber yard this past week. The finish is 7 coats of lacquer.
I also got a couple of Marblewood boards that will be the wood for my next box. Using the Marblewood will be a first for me also. .





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#1 posted 01-14-2012 08:48 AM

Very well done.

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#2 posted 01-14-2012 08:53 AM

Very creamy looking… I like it a lot…

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#3 posted 01-14-2012 10:56 AM

Great job, this turned out well. I’m in the same boat as you on the Cherry. I like working with it but it seems kind of bland at times. Alot of people love it and I’m on the look out for that perfect peice of cherry to work with.
Very well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 01-14-2012 03:56 PM

Another incredible box! You definitely have that curvy / wavy thing down. It’s your signature! All your boxes are beautiful. Oh, and please share your experience with marble wood. I have a marble wood blank all glued up and ready for another band saw box project. Have put it off due to worries over what that hard, dense wood might do to my blade!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#5 posted 01-14-2012 04:08 PM

Beautiful. The color of the Cocobolo makes for a very sophisticated look; the cherry is the perfect accent.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#6 posted 01-14-2012 04:32 PM

Really super job, good crisp lines, great finish

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#7 posted 01-14-2012 05:10 PM

I like this box very much so, the color are aces together also nice work on the pic’s…BC

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#8 posted 01-14-2012 05:31 PM

tis another beauty Greg. wow!

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#9 posted 01-14-2012 05:57 PM

I like the icing.
Did you apply that with a special spreader of some kind?

Another fine box Greg.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#10 posted 01-14-2012 06:04 PM

Another beautiful box…sweet.

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#11 posted 01-14-2012 06:38 PM

The cobo. really pops. Beautiful

-- Paul , Calfornia

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#12 posted 01-14-2012 07:25 PM

Another beauty, can’t wait to see the marblewood box!

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#13 posted 01-14-2012 08:08 PM

Hello Greg

As usual another fantastic box

I love them

Just a favor : Can you add another pics with the lid open ?

Perhaps in the future I will try to make one like this
Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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planeBill

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#14 posted 01-14-2012 08:29 PM

With a bit of looking I could probably find the answer but, have you ever done a video of how you make these beautiful creations? Is this a style you originated? They’re always very beautiful and this one is definitely no exception. Great work, again.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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#15 posted 01-14-2012 09:58 PM

wonderful workmanship. i would like to learn how to do that too. i wish there was a video of how to do this.

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