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Project by lo_note posted 05-14-2012 05:13 AM 916 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was another gift for my wife. I don’t know what kind of wood the exterior is. The darker red trim might be blood wood? They came from a bunch of scrap that came from a custom stair company. I only had smallish sticks so I resawed and bookmatched the lighter wood to veneer the panels. The interior is curly western maple. Overall dimensions are 8” deep x 12” wide x 6 1/2” tall.

-- Matt





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#1 posted 05-14-2012 05:16 AM

Great gift beautiful box.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-14-2012 10:46 AM

Very nice work and design. Love what you were able to do with “scrap.” This is a beautiful piece.

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

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#3 posted 05-14-2012 12:29 PM

Realy excellentl workmanship!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 05-14-2012 10:44 PM

Very elegant, some very fine work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 05-15-2012 01:27 AM

That is some way nice work! Curly maple on the inside. Now that is classy. Everything looks perfect: design, fit, and finish. The dark wood looks a lot like Jatoba if it is really heavy and hard.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#6 posted 05-16-2012 01:26 AM

Very nice mix of woods, this box came out great.

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

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wooded

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#7 posted 05-17-2012 04:05 AM

Fine looking box. Great skill here…..;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

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