Harlequin II

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Project by BritBoxmaker posted 02-16-2012 07:11 PM 2900 views 10 times favorited 50 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Shell box

Dimension – 117mm cube on a 6mm pedestal base/liner

Materials – Sapele, American Black Walnut and Cedar of Lebanon veneer over a 4.5mm Birch ply substrate

Adhesives – PVA and CA

Finish – Spray Satin Acrylic

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#1 posted 02-16-2012 07:16 PM

This is one in a million Martyn!
Your designs are always a pleasure to see!

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#2 posted 02-16-2012 07:17 PM


super jock
strikes again

very nice martyn

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 02-16-2012 07:20 PM

love the wood choices/colors very cool pattern another box of magic

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#4 posted 02-16-2012 07:22 PM

A master craftsman at work.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#5 posted 02-16-2012 07:40 PM

Very nice, great combination of woods.

-- "aim small miss small" m g breedlove

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#6 posted 02-16-2012 07:50 PM

My admiration continues to grow. Very nice design and execution. Another lovely piece. Getting the corners to match up would seem to be an issue. Is it as hard as it would seem?

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#7 posted 02-16-2012 07:59 PM

I wowtoo!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#8 posted 02-16-2012 07:59 PM

Amazing as always. I am astounded at the complex geometric patterns and how you bring them together.

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#9 posted 02-16-2012 08:14 PM

Makes my head spin!! awesome talent you have.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 02-16-2012 08:16 PM

Dangnation, you are good at this.
Very well done Martyn.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#11 posted 02-16-2012 08:17 PM

In this case, I think the term would be “Wow cubed”.
Another great one Martyn

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#12 posted 02-16-2012 08:48 PM

Great design and execution Martyn. Now I have to try and refocus.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 02-16-2012 08:50 PM

Sweet pattern… look out a new cutting board is coming… thanks for all your inspirations.

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

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#14 posted 02-16-2012 09:14 PM

That is some precision work you do, Martyn, besides beautiful ! ! ! ! !

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#15 posted 02-16-2012 09:16 PM

These boxes that you do are truly awesome !!!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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