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Project by kiefer posted 01-30-2012 04:15 AM 2796 views 12 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the third box of a set of six that I started on boxing day and is for my wife.
The design I used here is somewhat zen and japanese ,I am really into this style and try different design elements in each box.
The woods are mahagony and heat treated maple with a poly wipe on finish .


-- Kiefer 松

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#1 posted 01-30-2012 04:31 AM

This is an amazing box,a fantastic design.Beautiful.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-30-2012 04:53 AM

Nice box Kiefer. Has nice lines and well balanced symmetry.

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#3 posted 01-30-2012 04:56 AM

Nice job Kiefer. You really pulled the Japanese style out in this one. I love this style as well.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#4 posted 01-30-2012 04:57 AM

I’m loving the “Zen” on this one Mr. Kiefer. Great Job!

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#5 posted 01-30-2012 06:36 AM

Nice box, nice series. Interested to see where it leads.

Good work.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#6 posted 01-30-2012 06:49 AM

Really cool man…............Great design and build…...............Wow…...........

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 01-30-2012 07:31 AM

I like your artistry. Keep it up.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#8 posted 01-30-2012 11:39 AM

Hi Kiefer,
I love it.
Beautiful lines and yes really full of Zen.
This heat treated wood, is that something you do or something you buy?
Your wife are going to be so happy.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#9 posted 01-30-2012 12:47 PM

Very cool Kiefer. The general shape really works but my favorite is the texturing on the body and lid. Especially how you chose certain areas on the lid to do it. Very nice and inspiring.

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#10 posted 01-30-2012 01:04 PM

Ah! So!

-- Don, Somerset UK,

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#11 posted 01-30-2012 01:41 PM

Very Zen… this is even restful to look at!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#12 posted 01-30-2012 03:25 PM

Kiefer; Beautiful box. It certainly draws the eye…great feeling of strength and presence. You have to tell us about the “heat treated” process.

-- jbschutz

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#13 posted 01-30-2012 06:26 PM

Very nice box design. Very creative and inspiring work.

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#14 posted 01-31-2012 12:51 AM

That is really nice, excellent craftsmanship

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#15 posted 01-31-2012 02:17 AM

Very nicely conceived and executed. Congrats on your badge!

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

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