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Project by JoeyG posted 05-03-2012 07:57 PM 2142 views 12 times favorited 41 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to do something a little different and larger than I normally do. Something a little more refined.

I started off with a basic Bubinga box and a Curly Maple Lid. I then added a Bubinga Medallion. After that it still seemed to need a little something so I added a Birdseye Maple Medallion. I then shaped the lid and handle until I liked it and applied many, many coats of tung oil.

Thanks for taking a look.
As always any comments are welcome.

Joey

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





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degoose

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#1 posted 05-03-2012 08:02 PM

Now that really caught my eye… rudy marvellous…

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

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millzit

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#2 posted 05-03-2012 08:03 PM

sweet!

-- .......now cut that out!

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JoeyG

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#3 posted 05-03-2012 08:06 PM

Thanks, I had to take this one in the sunlight to photograph it and the real beauty of it still doesn’t come through completely. Maybe one day I should get out of the shop long enough to take a photography class.

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

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#4 posted 05-03-2012 08:15 PM

Beautiful work.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#5 posted 05-03-2012 08:31 PM

Looks pretty gal dang refined to me.
The way you did the top yields pretty neat grain matching with the maple. Nice.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 05-03-2012 08:35 PM

Hi Joey, that looks awesome, I like the size of this one, I could probably crap it up in 5 minutes, LOL. Seriously this came out really nice, I need to get back into box making, you are certainly doing a good job of pushing me in that direction.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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wild bill franklin

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#7 posted 05-03-2012 08:37 PM

Nice job joey , I love the inlay work !!

-- wild bill, Stapleton, Al

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#8 posted 05-03-2012 08:40 PM

Another beautiful piece, Joey! It is really great!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#9 posted 05-03-2012 08:43 PM

Great looking box!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#10 posted 05-03-2012 08:49 PM

Another awesome box Joey. I’m sure it feels nice to be busy. Good luck with your show.
Mark~

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#11 posted 05-03-2012 08:53 PM

Thanks everyone. I really like this one myself and I think I will be making more like this.

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

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#12 posted 05-03-2012 09:01 PM

Very Nice. I think the extra “medallion” really made the difference.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#13 posted 05-03-2012 09:09 PM

Beautiful Box, JoeyG.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#14 posted 05-03-2012 09:32 PM

Babinga! Cha-Chinga!! Really nicely done JoeyG. Really eye-catching

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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JoeyG

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#15 posted 05-03-2012 09:40 PM

Thanks
Roger, I was wondering when someone would break out the cha-chinga. LOL. I hope it hope it cha-chingas all the way to the bank. lol

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

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