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Project by marquetry posted 05-11-2012 10:02 PM 1899 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box for my 3 year old daughter I hope she like it when she grow up.The dimension of the box is 29cm x 22 cm x 7cm and is decorated with the marquetry art.On the top of the box I wrote the name of my daughter(it is written in greek) with bronze and for the butterfly I used bronze white mother of pearl and pink mother of pearl.On the side of the box I used bronze and I wrote her birth date with swarovski stones.

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Scott

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#1 posted 05-11-2012 10:34 PM

That is awesome!

-- Scott in North Carolina

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#2 posted 05-11-2012 10:47 PM

Really nice work! This will probably get passed down to your grand kids. :)

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shipwright

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#3 posted 05-11-2012 11:48 PM

Another beautiful piece. What method of cutting are you using, hand fret saw? scroll saw?

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#4 posted 05-11-2012 11:54 PM

Εκανες σπουδαία δουλειά πάνω σε αυτό, υπεροχο! να την χαιρεσαι.

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#5 posted 05-12-2012 01:32 AM

Bautiful craftsmanship! I haven’t tried marquetry yet. I am sure your daughter will learn to love the warmth of wood as she grows.

-- Raymond, Charlotte, NC -------- Demonstrate the difference!

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Boxguy

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#6 posted 05-12-2012 04:38 AM

Very nice work. There is a lot of love in this project.

-- Big Al in IN

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Mathew Nedeljko

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#7 posted 05-12-2012 04:41 AM

Love it! Great job with cutting the mother of peal. Thanks for sharing with us!

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#8 posted 05-12-2012 04:28 PM

WOW! Great work.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#9 posted 05-12-2012 04:34 PM

beautyfull box … very well done

thanks for sharing

Dennis

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Nyla

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#10 posted 05-12-2012 10:32 PM

Geia sou! poli omorfi!!!

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#11 posted 05-14-2012 03:24 AM

That looks great, the marquetry work is gorgeous.

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

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#12 posted 05-14-2012 03:26 AM

This is beautiful work!

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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#13 posted 01-15-2013 06:40 PM

Very nicely done. I’m sure that she will treasure it.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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