LumberJocks

marquetry box

  • Advertise with us
Project by marquetry posted 830 days ago 1794 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.

-- www.humidors-cigars.com





13 comments so far

View Scott 's profile

Scott

153 posts in 891 days


#1 posted 830 days ago

That is awesome!

-- Scott in North Carolina

View Tedster's profile

Tedster

2270 posts in 835 days


#2 posted 830 days ago

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

-- I support the 28th Amendment. http://www.wolf-pac.com/28th

View shipwright's profile

shipwright

4896 posts in 1422 days


#3 posted 830 days ago

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/

View ineedathis's profile

ineedathis

64 posts in 1283 days


#4 posted 830 days ago

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

View Raymond Thomas's profile

Raymond Thomas

180 posts in 842 days


#5 posted 830 days ago

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!

View Boxguy's profile

Boxguy

1439 posts in 891 days


#6 posted 830 days ago

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

-- Big Al in IN

View Mathew Nedeljko's profile

Mathew Nedeljko

590 posts in 2454 days


#7 posted 830 days ago

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

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

View Woodenwizard's profile

Woodenwizard

1067 posts in 1679 days


#8 posted 829 days ago

WOW! Great work.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

View Dennisgrosen's profile

Dennisgrosen

10850 posts in 1739 days


#9 posted 829 days ago

beautyfull box … very well done

thanks for sharing

Dennis

View Nyla's profile

Nyla

4 posts in 837 days


#10 posted 829 days ago

Geia sou! poli omorfi!!!

View Martyroc's profile

Martyroc

2708 posts in 930 days


#11 posted 828 days ago

That looks great, the marquetry work is gorgeous.

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

View Nate Meadows's profile

Nate Meadows

1077 posts in 830 days


#12 posted 828 days ago

This is beautiful work!

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

View Druid's profile

Druid

602 posts in 1419 days


#13 posted 581 days ago

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

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase