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Project by longgone posted 03-07-2012 04:42 PM 3162 views 5 times favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished this box yesterday. It is another for my show this month and a show in May. .
The wood is Cocobolo and I used Marblewood & Bloodwood for the handle. I always like to use a different wood for the handle cause I think it adds a nice touch.





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Tokolosi

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#1 posted 03-07-2012 04:46 PM

This box only needs one photo Greg.

Breathtaking!

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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#2 posted 03-07-2012 04:48 PM

This box needs a box of preservation.

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lizardhead

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#3 posted 03-07-2012 05:29 PM

Simply amazing—the way you do that—and hey did you not just get a new camera?

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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ratchet

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#4 posted 03-07-2012 05:51 PM

Man that thing looks kind of prehistoric! Well done.

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longgone

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#5 posted 03-07-2012 06:43 PM

Thanks everyone…
Tokolosi…I noticed you are in San Diego…beautiful city and have been there many times since i was a little kid. My son has lived there for a few years and works for Sony but he just moved to Los Angeles to work in their studio there.

lizardhead..
I did get a new Nikon DSLR recently..the camera is fine…it is apparently the little SD card that is bad. Going to Radio Shack to get a new one.

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#6 posted 03-07-2012 07:31 PM

Beautiful!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#7 posted 03-07-2012 07:35 PM

Another beaut Greg. Aside from the fantastic box, that wood is just sensational and I think you are getting the most out of it with your box design.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 03-07-2012 08:07 PM

It’s quite spectacular. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com/

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#9 posted 03-07-2012 08:13 PM

Exquisite Greg! Both the execution and the wood are magical. What wood is it?

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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Dave Haynes

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#10 posted 03-07-2012 08:29 PM

As i said before on viewing some of your other boxes…..........Outstanding!!

-- Dave Haynes, Indiana, http://www.oldaveswoodshop.com

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#11 posted 03-07-2012 08:57 PM

Love the way the grain works with the shape. Beautiful as always.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#12 posted 03-07-2012 09:05 PM

Nice nice work an amazing looking box.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#13 posted 03-07-2012 10:21 PM

Beautiful as always. An inspiration to me to continue trying to improve my skill.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#14 posted 03-07-2012 11:33 PM

Gorgeous work.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#15 posted 03-07-2012 11:40 PM

W O W !

What a beautiful piece of work. How much time do you have in a box like that?

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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