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Project by Tokolosi posted 04-04-2012 04:14 PM 1178 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two boxes. The base and top are 3/4” Beech and the sides are mahogany. The weave inlay is Walnut and Bubinga. Finished with BLO & laquer.

They are named Grace & Evangeline.

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JoeyG

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#1 posted 04-04-2012 04:20 PM

very nice work Tokolosi. I like how you weaved your inlays together. Excellent job.

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 04-04-2012 04:32 PM

These are extraordinary and I love the tops. The colors look very nice and everything seems so well done.

helluvawreck

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Jim Rowe

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#3 posted 04-04-2012 04:37 PM

These are really nice. How did you achieve the weave effect on the lids?
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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tamboti

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#4 posted 04-04-2012 04:46 PM

Tokolosi Wel ge daan. Ek kry die idea dat jy lekker bly en dat jy teveel tyd het om met hout te werk LOL Lag Hard Op
Just a bit of Afrikaans from South Africa. The box’ s are both very well executed choice of woods good. Kind Regards Tamboti Have Blessed Easter

-- Africa is not for sissies

#5 posted 04-04-2012 08:01 PM

Very nice boxes

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#6 posted 04-04-2012 09:50 PM

Good job on the boxes, outstanding inlays

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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StumpyNubs

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#7 posted 04-04-2012 10:29 PM

I don’t know what’s nicer, those boxes… or your lawn!

Thanks for posting!
-Jim, aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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jaykaypur

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#8 posted 04-04-2012 10:56 PM

Nice work on the inlays. That last pic is really shows the quality of your work!

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BlankMan

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#9 posted 04-05-2012 03:19 AM

Really nice looking, I like that inlay.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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#10 posted 04-05-2012 12:35 PM

Cool looking boxes, great work on the inlay.

-- Rodman

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