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Project by JoeyG posted 05-30-2012 12:03 AM 2769 views 5 times favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a extra box made of Wenge and a little chunk of Wamara left over from my last box. I thought they looked really good together. I used Bubinga for the miter keys and the handle. I added the “dots” for Phil.

Thanks for taking a look.

I hope you like it. It was another fun build.

Joey

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





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SASmith

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#1 posted 05-30-2012 12:07 AM

Great work.
Love the lid.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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JoeyG

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#2 posted 05-30-2012 12:14 AM

Thank you. The Wamara or Guyana Rosewood that I made the lid from is great to work with. I wish I had more.

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

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cwdance1

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#3 posted 05-30-2012 12:19 AM

That is some beautiful wood, never heard of it but someday I will find some.

What a great job.

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#4 posted 05-30-2012 12:22 AM

You are hard at work in your shop and it shows. Another great looking box.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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JoeyG

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#5 posted 05-30-2012 12:26 AM

@ cwdance1 I found it a Steve Wall Lumber. They do internet orders. I make the 2 hour round trips as often as possible. They have great woods at great prices.

@Greg, Thanks Greg. I have my first art show on Saturday. It’s a small deal at a coffee shop, but it’s a start.

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

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#6 posted 05-30-2012 12:28 AM

Another beautiful piece.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#7 posted 05-30-2012 12:34 AM

That’s just beautiful. Not much else you say.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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JoeyG

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#8 posted 05-30-2012 12:36 AM

Thank you Karson and Monte.

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

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 05-30-2012 12:42 AM

Another beauty!

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

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 05-30-2012 12:46 AM

Joey, You have turned into a master boxer right before our eyes! This is another beautiful box. I love that wood.

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

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JoeyG

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#11 posted 05-30-2012 12:48 AM

Thanks you Andy.

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

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JoeyG

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#12 posted 05-30-2012 12:49 AM

I missed your post Jay. Thank you. Now it’s about my bed time. 4 am comes way to soon.

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

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KnotCurser

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#13 posted 05-30-2012 12:57 AM

That is one wild and crazy box for sure. Love it!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Nate Meadows

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#14 posted 05-30-2012 01:20 AM

I am a huge fan of your boxes, especially your carved ones. Do you lay a light piece of fabric over a finished box and try to copy the way it lays?

Nate

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

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abie

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#15 posted 05-30-2012 01:59 AM

Ok.. Andy ..in Oregon..
Joey has thrown down the gauntlut…
now go make more boxes. enough with the bread boards..

Nice work Joey.. keep us hopping with more boxes.
Bruce

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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