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Project by John Little posted 04-08-2012 01:40 AM 822 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box for my wife from an article I found in a june 98 copy of Wood Magazine. It is walnut with maple and an unknown wood I inherited somewhere along the way in the inlay and the rest of the box is walnut. The trick was to make a jig to cut the diamond pieces exactly the same size. The rest was straight forward woodworking. Finish is danish oil and wax.

-- John Little, ToyMakers of East Lake





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 04-08-2012 02:06 AM

Beautiful box….beautiful inlay.

You did a very nice job on this. Those pieces are TIGHT!

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

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robert triplett

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#2 posted 04-08-2012 02:26 AM

Your jig was well made! Good job on the glue up. Someone is going to love this!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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degoose

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#3 posted 04-08-2012 08:20 AM

Works a treat…

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

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doncutlip

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#4 posted 04-08-2012 09:16 PM

Beautiful, very consistent work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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