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Project by kiefer posted 809 days ago 2393 views 11 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

-- Kiefer 松





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 809 days ago

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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MichaelA

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#2 posted 809 days ago

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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JoeyG

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#3 posted 809 days ago

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

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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Paul David Soto

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#4 posted 809 days ago

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

-- - As a woodworker, it could be interesting sometimes waking up in the morning and asking, "Lord, what will you have me do today?" -Noah

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shipwright

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#5 posted 809 days ago

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. http://prmdesigns.com/

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mtnwild

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#6 posted 809 days ago

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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josh

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#7 posted 809 days ago

I like your artistry. Keep it up.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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mafe

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#8 posted 809 days ago

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,
Mads

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

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Triumph1

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#9 posted 809 days ago

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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Don Johnson

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#10 posted 809 days ago

Ah! So!

-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk

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ellen35

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#11 posted 808 days ago

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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jbschutz

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#12 posted 808 days ago

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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jjw5858

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#13 posted 808 days ago

Very nice box design. Very creative and inspiring work.

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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doncutlip

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#14 posted 808 days ago

That is really nice, excellent craftsmanship

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Douglas Bordner

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#15 posted 808 days ago

Very nicely conceived and executed. Congrats on your badge!

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

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