Jewelry Box

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Project by Ron Messersmith posted 02-24-2012 06:24 AM 1352 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Jewelry box is made of curly koa and curly maple. I believe it’s a Doug Stowe design. I lived in Hawaii for 12 years and fell in love with Koa. It’s a very expensive wood if you are looking at figured grain (about $150/bd ft!!)

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#1 posted 02-24-2012 06:26 AM

Beautiful box ,beautiful wood,beautiful work.

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#2 posted 02-24-2012 07:07 AM

Another beauty. Love that koa wood. Would love to get myself some of that wood.


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#3 posted 02-24-2012 01:49 PM

Beautiful wood, that is a great box.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#4 posted 02-25-2012 03:05 AM

i went to Hawaii last December and looked for this wood think it would be cheaper there ….nope !!! i did but me a piece for 70 dollars …made a tiny box i still have to post ….nice piece ron

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