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Project by Tokolosi posted 827 days ago 1108 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 827 days ago

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

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

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 827 days ago

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

helluvawreck

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JR45

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#3 posted 827 days ago

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 827 days ago

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 827 days ago

Very nice boxes

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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doncutlip

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#6 posted 827 days ago

Good job on the boxes, outstanding inlays

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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StumpyNubs

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#7 posted 827 days ago

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 827 days ago

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 827 days ago

Really nice looking, I like that inlay.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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rodman40

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#10 posted 826 days ago

Cool looking boxes, great work on the inlay.

-- Rodman

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